Twas indeed the curse of PNP, I downloaded the etherdisk utilities from the
3Com website, there was a utility called 3C509CFG which allowed me to turn
At 05:43 PM 8/24/99 +0100, david.airlie at ul.ie wrote:
> Check the IRQ in windows then check it in Linux, turn off Pnp on
>the card, 3c509b need to have pnp disabled I think to run under Linux,
>>or perhaps trying using pnpdump and isapnp to configure it and then load
>the module ...
>>>On Tue, 24 Aug 1999, Brendan Farrell wrote:
>>> Hi !
>>>> I was running SuSE 6.0 and win98 (games), all was well in the world, along
>> came Mandrake 6.0, the installation was wonderfully easy, except that my
>> 3Com 509B is refusing to talk.
>> Mandrake thinks that it is working, but I cannot ping my girlyfriends PC,
>> my hub doesn't even show a green light for the Linux box. If I reboot into
>> win98 the card is recognised by the hub and full functionality is restored.
>>>> I was wondering about PnP but I have made no hardware or bios changes since
>> SuSE 6.0
>>>> Any Ideas ???
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