[tulip] Two Compex FL6400 cards?

Danilo Godec danci@server.kibla.org
Thu, 16 Aug 2001 15:08:24 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 14 Aug 2001, Donald Becker wrote:

> > IRQs are 'shared' in pairs (for example, eth0 gets IRQ 9 and so does
> > eth6).
> >
> > I can setup and use the first (eth0) port. When I try to ifconfig eth6,
> > after a few seconds it reports a 'TX hung ...' and it doesn't work unless
> > I generate traffic on eth0!
> This is a common problem.  Your BIOS is broken with PCI devices behind a
> bus bridge.  The BIOS writes the wrong IRQ level into the IRQ reporting
> register.

Is there anything I can do (as I do have a recent BIOS and can't expect
Intel to deliver a solution anytime soon) to make it work?

Any kernel/pci utils/...  tweaks I can try before loading the module?