Subject: Re: Xircom NIC problem in 1.5 ALPHA
To: Oleg Polyanski <email@example.com>
From: Gregory McGarry <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/17/2000 08:42:24
Oleg Polyanski wrote:
> 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.
-- Gregory McGarry <email@example.com>