Installing module 3c90x.o returns: init_module: Device busy

Jag agrajag at linuxpower.org
Fri Mar 30 05:48:56 PST 2001


On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Chris Richard Adams wrote:

> Hi all;
> 
> I need to create the module for the 3c905C-TX card.  I got the source
> code from the Scyld site and followed the directions explicitly.  I
> compiled with only a few warnings.  When I try to install the module
> with 'insmod 3c90x.o' I get the error: 3c90x.o init_module: Device or
> Resource busy.
> 
> I am running the Beowulf 2 prerelease Scyld version 2.2-16.  I did not
> see this driver installed to begin with, hence this is why I am building
> it.  

I had similar problem when I tried the prerelease.  However, when I
tried the actual release (27bz-7), this problem went away.  With the
27bz-7 release it used the 3c59x driver for my 3c905C-TX ethernet card
and it works just fine.


Jag
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