Subject: Re: i386: ethernet problems with 1.3_ALPHA boot image?
To: Andrew Gillham <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/06/1997 10:19:59
On Thu, 6 Nov 1997, Andrew Gillham wrote:
> FWIW, I have seen this same device timeout error with an SMC Elite
> Ultra (or Ultra Elite?). It seems like building a new kernel with
> 'ed0' and no other network devices makes it work. Also, I've seen
> where I have to power the machine off to get the card recognized
> after a reboot. Once it is 'ed0' this goes away. Perhaps one of
> the other device probes at 0x300 is hosing the card. Looking at
> INSTALL, el0, ie1, and ne1 are all at port 0x300, and could be
> causing the problem.
I think the problem might well be ie1. if_ie has not been bus-space-ified,
so it will probe for ie1 even if something else has found the card.
Make a kernel w/o ie1 in it and see. :-)