Re: Linux & EISA bus ?

DUPRE Christophe (duprec@JSP.UMontreal.CA)
Thu, 13 Feb 1997 16:56:06 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 13 Feb 1997 wrote:

> At 11:21 AM 2/13/97 -0500, you wrote:
> >
> >Is there any special configuration needed to use the EISA bus of a system ?
> >kernel is 2.0.28, and I seem to be unable to access a network card (DEC
> >425) on the EISA bus of a Digital Prioris HS 590...
> >Of course, I could have done something wrong with the System
> >Configuration Utility, since it's horribly documented, but I'd like to
> >search all the avenues at the same time...
> >
> I'd try rerunning your EISA configuration utility.
> Is the DEC 425 an EISA card ? If so, you definitely want to make sure that
> the configuration utility sees the card in the slot you placed it in.

I did and finally found how to activate the card. Now Linux detects the
card ( if compiled in, not if I'm using a module), and I'm able to ping
back and forth. But I'm not able to do TCP not UDP... Weird.

Christophe Dupre Universite de Montreal
Montreal, Qc, Canada
"Nous ne sommes pas libres de ne pas etre libres, nous sommes obliges de
l'etre" - Fernando Savater

Version: 3.12
GCS d- s:++ a-- C++(+++) UL++++$ UISV++ P+++ L+++ !E---- W+++$ N+ o? K w---
O M- V-- PS+ PE+ Y+ PGP+ t+ 5++ X+ R+ tv+ b++ DI- D G+ e>++ h- r++ z+

#include <disclaimer.h>