3c905 detected but can't ping hosts

Joseph Malicki malicki.1@osu.edu
Tue Mar 30 23:25:13 1999

On Thu, 25 Mar 1999, Donald Becker wrote:

> The BIOS "PnP OS" setting doesn't have anything to do with ISA PnP.  Instead
> it means "run 16-bit real-mode drivers with Windows?"  There is a BIOS
> interface that allows Windows 98 put the 16 bit drivers in a "DOS box" and
> remap the motherboard chipset interrupt lines.  But that BIOS interface only
> works with Microsoft OSes.

It doesn't?? In all my experience, "non-PnP OS" tells the BIOS to do the ISAPNP
setup itself, where it can.

Joseph Malicki