Subject: Re: Xircom NIC problem in 1.5 ALPHA
To: Gregory McGarry <email@example.com>
From: Oleg Polyanski <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/17/2000 12:10:55
Gregory McGarry <email@example.com> writes:
> > I've got problem with Xircom CreditCard Ethernet adapter (model IIps)
> > in 1.5 ALPHA/i386. After configuring interface `xi0' I got
> > xi0: device timeout
> > xi0: interrupt from dead card
> > I've tried to assign different IRQ numbers but without success.
> > Browsing `if_xi.c' didn't help too. Any hints and ideas greatly
> > appreciated. `dmesg' output attached below.
> > P.S. Forgot to add - I've plugged another Xircom NIC (model 10/100) but
> > kernel just hangs in `ifconfig' so I guess there are some driver issues.
> There are driver issues, however they only relate to the multi-function
> cards which have ethernet and modem. I use both these cards. The media
> type must be specified for the 10/100 to get it to work.
> The driver does do some wacky things to do with interrupts though.
Could you please provide me with some additional information so I
could start hacking this driver right now? Start point is not very
obvious for me..