Subject: Re: EtherLink III in 2.0 RC4
To: None <>
From: Michal 'hramrach' Suchanek <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/25/2004 10:49:44
On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 02:23:18PM +0400, Сгибнев Михаил Алексеевич wrote:
> Hello! 
> I install 2.0 RC4 in my notebook (Compaq Armada 4131T) and PCMCIA Card 3Com
> EtherLink III 3c589D-TP not working:
> dmesg wrote:
> ...
> ep0 at pcmcia0 function 0: <3Com Corporation, 3C589D, TP/BNC LAN Card Ver.
> 2a, 000002>
> ep0: wrote 0x7ff to TX_AVAIL_THRESH, read back 0xef08. Interface disabled
> ep0: couldn't configure controller
> ...
> I`m recompile kernel in options:
> options         PCIC_ISA_ALLOC_IOBASE=0x2a0
> options         PCIC_ISA_ALLOC_IOSIZE=0x060
> and Card now correctly attached. And not working, no link, no connect, no
> ping :(
Did you try different cards?

I have a 3c589 and aside the fact my computer locks up when I put it to
sleep it works with RC2.

However, I have a isa->pcmcia bridge and I could not get it working with
NetBSD. iirc other people had pcmcia problems lately, too.


Michal Suchanek