Subject: Re: Uh-oh: 3c5x9 with install/generic doubleprobes!
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From: Alex van Denzel <email@example.com>
Date: 01/21/2000 18:08:08
Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> I have several 3c509B cards in machines here. These cards are in PnP mode,
> either new out of the box or set that way with the DOS configuration utility.
> With -current install or GENERIC kernels (i386, but I assume this problem
> exists on other ports that support ISA) they double-probe, once with the
> ISA attachment and once with the ISAPnP attachment. The card gets
> initialized twice and neither the resulting ep0 nor ep1 actually work.
> I'm pretty sure that when the isapnp front-end to 'ep' was added care was
> taken to ensure that this couldn't happen. Anyway, 1.5 will not be
> installable for folks with ISA 3Com cards if this isn't fixed, so I suggest
> that whoever broke it, fix it. :-)
In my box, my 3C509B-TPO works fine in PNP mode. Actually, I tried
NetBSD 1.4.1 with the card in non-PNP mode, and it didn't work!
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