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Old 07-17-2004, 09:27 PM   #1
misbell
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fedora core 3 test 1 - 3com 3c574 pcmcia - bad file descriptor


Computer: Dell Inspiron 7500 laptop
Fedora Core 3 Test 1
Card: 3Com 3C574

The error on either a /sbin/service/pcmcia restart is:

open_socket(socket 0) failed: bad file descriptor

When I use the GUI Activate tool, I get no error message, nor any other response. Literally, nothing happens. Nothing freezes, but no feedback is returned.

When I run ifup eth0, the shell prompt returns, no error messages, no effect.

Card works fine with Redhat 7 and Fedora Core 2. For Fedora Core 2, I had to remove this line from modprobe.conf to make it work:

alias eth0 3c574_cs

The same problem appears to exist in Fedora Core 3, so I removed the line from modprobe.conf in this case as well.

this is the ifcfg-eth0 script

device=eth0
bootproto=dhcp
onboot=yes
type=Ethernet

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thanks in advance for any help.
 
Old 07-17-2004, 09:43 PM   #2
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Hmm. In the network-scripts directory. There doesn't appear to be an ifup-eth0 script... although there's an ifcfg-eth0 file. It's not anywhere else either.

Could this be the problem? What's the best solution here?
 
Old 09-29-2004, 07:07 AM   #3
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Hey, does really no one has an idea? Seems to be an old problem now, but still no solution? I hope someone can help me out cause i got the same problem mentioned with my cisco aironet card.
 
  


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