Subject: Re: DELL Latitude and 3c589
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
From: Feico Dillema <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/28/2000 19:39:12
On Fri, Jan 28, 2000 at 08:30:19AM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> Thus spake Feico Dillema
> > On Thu, Jan 27, 2000 at 11:40:03AM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> > > Thus spake Juergen Tritthardt
> > 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 (== 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 configure
> this.  Nevertheless I know that it works because the 19991113 snapshot
> boot disk works.
Strange. FWIW, I have the same type of card in my thinkpad 570. Just
rebuild -current and it works fine... Are there any differences
between the working snapshot and -current/1.4.1 wrt. what the kernel
says at bootime (especially about the pcic stuff?)