Subject: Re: DELL Latitude and 3c589
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
From: Juergen Tritthardt <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/28/2000 14:54:30
Thanks for your answers.

On Fri, 28 Jan 2000, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> Thus spake Feico Dillema
> >=20
> > In my experience such problems are generally due to an IRQ conflict.
> > Does your laptop BIOS have settings to reserve IRQs for non-pnp ISA
> > hardware? In that case, my guess is that IRQ 9 (=3D=3D IRQ 2, BTW) is
> > already taken by some piece of builtin hardware without NetBSD knowing
> I thought about this but the ThinkPad needs a Windows program to configur=
> this.  Nevertheless I know that it works because the 19991113 snapshot
> boot disk works.

I tried this snapshot boot disk this morning but had no luck.

> > about it. You could also try to build a kernel with your network card
> > hardwired to irq 5 and see whether that helps, but I think you should
> > be able to fix this by playing with your BIOS settings.
> I changed the irq to 5 but I have the same problem.

I will try changing the irq this weekend, but where do I have to adjust
the interrupt for a PCMCIA card?

J=FCrgen Tritthardt             Max-Planck-Institut fuer med. Forschung
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