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Re: Trouble installing NIC...



Oooops... ;-)  Typo...

The /etc/conf.modules file entry reads as follows:
alias eth0 eepro
options eepro irq=0 io=0x200

Sorry for the extra Email, folks!!  ;-)

SteveB

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Bottoms" <sbottoms diamondmill com>
To: <redhat-install-list redhat com>
Sent: Monday, May 29, 2000 5:20 PM
Subject: Re: Trouble installing NIC...


> Jordan, I just went throught the same thing with the same adapter this
> morning on a new install of 6.2 (2.2.14-5.0)...  here's basically what it
> came down to:
>
> First, I booted a DOS disk and ran softset2.exe and configured the
> EtherExpress Pro for IRQ3 (COM2), I/O 0x200h.  I originally had the
adapter
> configured and functioning perfectly in an NT Server under IRQ 5, but
since
> it works now on 3, I ain't gonna temp Fate!!  ;-)
>
> Second, I booted the linux partition and hit the 'I' key to get into
> Interactive mode.  When the networking modules came up, I just answered
'No'
> to load them (that gets around the bloody locking problem).
>
> Third, I edited the /etc/conf.modules file (which originally didn't have
an
> eth0 device entry in it) with the following:
> alias eth0 eepro
> options irq=0 io=0x200
>
> Finally, I rebooted, and (miracle of miracles!) everything came up
> perfectly!!  Please note that I'd already configured the networking with
> /bin/netconf, so all of the IP and machine name stuff was already
> configured.
>
> Hope this helps!! :)
>
> SteveB
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jordan Melville" <jordan vinyladdiction com>
> To: <redhat-install-list redhat com>
> Sent: Monday, May 29, 2000 4:50 PM
> Subject: RE: Trouble installing NIC...
>
>
> > Another update..
> >
> > Changed the IRQ to 12, base address of 300 and tried again, and it still
> > locks up. I know it isn't a conflict problem as the box is pretty bare
and
> > I've checked to make sure this isn't an issue. I'm starting to think
that
> > maybe the driver itself is the problem (ie - corrupted or something)
> >
> > How do I reinstall that portion of the install and try again?
> >
> > Jordan
> >
> > At 04:02 PM 5/26/2000 -0600, you wrote:
> > >I always choose IRQs of 9, 10, 11 or 12, depending on what other
hardware
> > >uses those IRQs. The base address of 220 is the same as MIDI or sound,
as
> is
> > >the IRQ of 5 typically, so, choose a base address of 300 and one of the
> > >other IRQs.
> > >
> > >That should solve the hanging, unless you select an IRQ or base address
> that
> > >is already used.
> > >
> > >Karl L. Pearson
> > >Senior uniVerse Database Analyst
> > >Senior Unix/NT/Win Analyst
> > >karlp colubs com
> > >
> > >-----Original Message-----
> > >From: Jordan Melville [mailto:jordan vinyladdiction com]
> > >Sent: Friday, May 26, 2000 3:37 PM
> > >To: redhat-install-list redhat com; redhat-install-list redhat com
> > >Subject: Re: Trouble installing NIC...
> > >
> > >
> > >A little update on my problems..
> > >
> > >I made a DOS boot disk and ran SoftSet2 on the card. It set the IRQ to
5
> > >and base i/o to 220 and it all tested okay. I went back into Linux and
> put
> > >those setting in with LinuxConf, and it still hangs every time it tried
> to
> > >boot up. Gets as far as initializing eth0 and then just freezes up.
> > >
> > >Any other ideas anyone?
> > >
> > >Jordan.
> > >
> > >At 01:56 PM 5/25/2000 -0400, Francisco Gonzalez wrote:
> > > >I think you're right about that the problem is that you aren't
> specifying
> > > >neither the IO address  nor IRQ. Intel has an utility that allow you
> set,
> > > >review,etc this information for this card called softset2, which is a
> DOS
> > > >application that you can download from Intel Web page, this may help
> you to
> > > >find out the values.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >----- Original Message -----
> > > >From: Jordan Melville <jordan vinyladdiction com>
> > > >To: <redhat-install-list redhat com>
> > > >Sent: Thursday, May 25, 2000 1:38 PM
> > > >Subject: Trouble installing NIC...
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > I'm having trouble installing an Intel Etherexpress Pro/10 ISA NIC
> in a
> > > > > P133 box with RedHat 6.1. The install initially goes fine, but
does
> not
> > > > > auto detect the NIC (which I think is okay). I then go into
> LinuixConf
> > >(I
> > > > > think that's what it was) in Gnome and tell it the IP, GW,
> Subnetmask,
> > > > > computer name, etc. I tell it use eepro.o for the NIC. I didn't
set
> the
> > > > > base io or IRQ as it said optional for those (but I think it may
be
> part
> > > >of
> > > > > the problem).
> > > > >
> > > > > When I boot it all works fine until it tries to initialise eth0
> where
> > >the
> > > > > system halts. (no FAILED message, just stops doing anything there)
> > > > >
> > > > > Any ideas?
> > > > >
> > > > > - Jordan.
> > > > >
> > > > >
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