Just happen to have one of these....
With the DOS utility, you need to disable the Plug and Play. If this is enabled you would get the warning.
I've mine set to irq5 and io0x340. I don't have to pass options when I modprobe it with these figures.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Patrick Kiernan [mailto:patrickkiernan at esatclear.ie]
> Sent: 02 February 2001 12:44
> To: ilug at linux.ie> Subject: [ILUG] Problem with 3com Etherlink III 3c509 ISA
>>> I'm running Slackware 7.1 and trying to the 3com Etherlink
> III 3c509 ISA
> network card to work. If I type modprobe 3c509. It says "Device or
> resource busy". I have got the 3com dos utility which gives
> the IRQ and
> I/O information. It detected it and told me the IRQ is 10 and
> I/O 300.
> In slackware I have typed,
> modprobe 3c509 io=300 irq=10
> but I get the same output. Did anyone else have the same problems?
> Or does anyone know the solution?
>> Thanks in advance,
> Patrick Kiernan.
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