Then booted Knoppix-Linux 3. Wireless PCI card compatibility. I am using Slackware 8. The question was auto-closed by TechRepublic 0 Votes. Anything is fair game. Through reading documentation and going through config files, I think my card is compatable with this driver, but I’m not sure. Those old 3com cards could be set with a dos floppy if you have a floppy drive I think the disk is still available on 3 coms web site.

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Please llinux this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Can someone in the know confirm this before I get myself into an endevor? Or is there something wrong in my config? And that happend to me after I plugged it into my PC: Note that this option is only available with the 3c and 3cB adapters with external PHYs or built-in autonegotiation logic.

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So it would be helpful to know if the IRQ is being shared or not, to disable kudzu as root type something like; chkconfig –levels kudzu off. Boot off lnux floppy and set the speed of the ethernet to mbs full duplex. This warning may appear when using the driver on some Dell Latitude docking stations with built-in 3cTX adapters. The light did not turn on again. This driver supports the following hardware: This message may be printed during driver initialization on slower machines.

Create a new discussion If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include c3905 your system info, including liux system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. To avoid getting caught in an infinite wait loop, the driver only polls the bit for a finite number of times before giving up, at 3c95 point it issues this message. The output from the lspci -v command should help you decide; http: This is what i used on RH7.

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December 31st, 5. I am using Slackware 8. December 31st, 3.

Boot the pc using the floppy, run the dos config program. Some operating systems place the 3cB in low power mode when shutting down, and some PCI BIOSes fail to bring the chip out of this state before configuring it.

So I had to do an “ifconfig eth0 down” and “ifconfig eth0 up”; then it works. Join Date Jan Beans 1, With your modprobe line entry, if the interface lihux on a Mb network then the interface is Mb the same holds true in the case of a mb network.

Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device Flags: Issues with 3c NIC Issues related to configuring your network. All submitted content is subject to our Terms Of Use. The 3cB loses all of its PCI configuration in the D3 state, so if the BIOS does not set it back to full power mode in time, it will not be able to configure it correctly.

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Then booted Knoppix-Linux 3. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Now the weird thing is that under Windows that used to live on the box, it worked fine as a Mb connection. Tags for this Thread 3com 3cbdrivernetworkingubuntu 8.

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I’d like it to be Mb, as I want to use the box as a squid cache among other things for a couple of clients – 10Mb might get swamped. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Reboot into linux, goto your network configuration setup and manually select the 3c drivers.

It doesn’t look 3c05.