[eepro100] problem getting eepro100 driver to work
Mon, 27 Nov 2000 13:49:39 -0600
If it's Red Hat Linux 7.0, I've heard that the e100 driver that is included
supports the 815 boards. That should at least get you on the network, and
then you can decide if you want to use a newer eepro100 driver.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donald Becker [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 27, 2000 1:40 PM
> To: Mike Schwartz
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [eepro100] problem getting eepro100 driver to work
> On Sun, 19 Nov 2000, Mike Schwartz wrote:
> > I am trying to get an Intel EtherExpress Pro 100 NIC (built
> into an Intel
> > Desktop Board D815EEA) working under Linux 7.0.
> There is no "Linux 7.0". You must be referring to a
> distribution version
> number, which is mostly useless without letting us know the
> (Especially with the "My version is N+1" games.)
> > When trying to insmod the
> > driver it complains:
> > /lib/modules/2.2.16-22/net/eepro100.o: init_module: Device
> or resource busy
> That means that the driver didn't recognize the device.
> You have new hardware, with a new ID, and an old driver version.
> > I ran eepro100-diag, and it output:
> > eepro100-diag.c:v2.02 7/19/2000 Donald Becker (email@example.com)
> > http://www.scyld.com/diag/index.html
> > Index #1: Found a Intel i82562 EEPro100 adapter at 0xdf00.
> > Can anyone suggest what I need to do to solve this problem?
> Get an updated driver.
> Presumably you purchased your distribution with installation
> support -- they
> should be able to help you...
> [[ I'm guessing that they won't be able to help, and will
> just point you to
> the Scyld driver at
> Donald Becker firstname.lastname@example.org
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