[netdrivers] netgear IRQ problem
Wed Jan 7 14:03:03 2004
We have set the BIOS pnp setting to both Enabled and Disabled with no luck.
Will look at the kernel option
----- Original Message -----
From: "Donald Becker" <email@example.com>
To: "aaz" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 11:36 AM
Subject: Re: [netdrivers] netgear IRQ problem
> On Tue, 6 Jan 2004, aaz wrote:
> > We just installed a new Netgear FA311 10/100 PCI Card, in our RH 7.1
> > kernel 2.4.23) box.
> > This is the 3rd network adapter in the box, eth0 and eth1 are on the
> > motherboard, it is a Dell poweredge 350
> > We have the natsemi network driver support compiled into the kernel.
> > Anyways we cannot get this card to work. Here are some outputs. Can
> > help out here?
> No IRQ has been assigned.
> There are two ways an IRQ is assigned to a device, and neither is
> controlled by the device driver.
> - The BIOS may assign the IRQ
> - If no IRQ is initially assigned, BIOS must provide tables and an OS
> interface to set the IRQ later.
> > We have gone into the BIOS and disabled both serial ports to try to free
> > IRQs etc. to no avail. Shouldn't linux assign an IRQ to it?
> You can fix the problem by either
> Changing the "PnP OS" setting
> Building a kernel with IRQ setting support (on by default with most
> distributions, but you built your own kernel)
> > Jan 6 19:52:01 iserv2 kernel: eth2: NatSemi DP8381 at 0xd0804000,
> > 00:09:5b:61:ba:df, IRQ 0.
> > Bus 0, device 14, function 0:
> > Ethernet controller: National Semiconductor Corporation DP83815
> > (MacPhyter) Ethernet Controller (rev 0).
> > Master Capable. Latency=64. Min Gnt=11.Max Lat=52.
> > I/O at 0xea00 [0xebff].
> > Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xfebfe000 [0xfebfefff].
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