[3c509] Two 3c509 cards problem

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Mon, 30 Apr 2001 15:20:49 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 30 Apr 2001, Proctor, Toby wrote:

> I have hit a problem while installing a 3c509B and a 3c509Combo onto
> my RH7, 2.2.16 box.  Both cards are detected and both cards work if
> the other is disabled.  However if they are both active at the same
> time i.e. after boot, then only the card which was detected first is
> useable.   

This might be a routing problem.
My first guess was an interrupt conflict, but the cards are on IRQ7 and

> eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:20:AF:26:EB:AD  
>           inet addr:  Bcast:  Mask:
> eth1      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:20:AF:CC:E7:03  
>           inet addr:  Bcast:  Mask:

Yup, check that broadcast address conflict.

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