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Old 02-25-2001, 05:34 AM   #1
jumpjoe
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I've got a Genius ISA NE2000. After installing it, Harddrake did not recognize it. After having a look at isapnp, I found that I had no free IRQ to assign to the card.
IRQ five is actually occupied by an internal winmodem that I do not use under linux, so I forced such IRQ to my ethernet card.
Anyway, harddrake still doesn't recognize the card, and puts it into "Other Peripherals").
How can I make it work? Is there a way to force the use of a device driver?

Just for completeness I post here the pnpdump of my card:
# $Id: pnpdump_main.c,v 1.23 2000/04/19 22:49:44 fox Exp $
# Release isapnptools-1.22
#
# This is free software, see the sources for details.
# This software has NO WARRANTY, use at your OWN RISK
#
# For details of the output file format, see isapnp.conf(5)
#
# For latest information and FAQ on isapnp and pnpdump see:
# http://www.roestock.demon.co.uk/isapnptools/
#
# Compiler flags: -DREALTIME -DNEEDSETSCHEDULER -DABORT_ONRESERR
#
# Trying port address 0273
# Board 1 has serial identifier 51 18 62 00 00 08 90 25 2f

# (DEBUG)
(READPORT 0x0273)
(ISOLATE PRESERVE)
(IDENTIFY *)
(VERBOSITY 2)
(CONFLICT (IO FATAL)(IRQ FATAL)(DMA FATAL)(MEM FATAL)) # or WARNING

# Card 1: (serial identifier 51 18 62 00 00 08 90 25 2f)
# Vendor Id KYE9008, Serial Number 409075712, checksum 0x51.
# Version 1.0, Vendor version 1.0
# ANSI string -->Genius LAN KE2000 PnP LAN Adapter <--
#
# Logical device id KYE9008
# Device supports I/O range check register
#
# Edit the entries below to uncomment out the configuration required.
# Note that only the first value of any range is given, this may be changed if required
# Don't forget to uncomment the activate (ACT Y) when happy

(CONFIGURE KYE9008/409075712 (LD 0
# Compatible device id PNP80d6
# Logical device decodes 10 bit IO address lines
# Minimum IO base address 0x0260
# Maximum IO base address 0x03e0
# IO base alignment 32 bytes
# Number of IO addresses required: 32
# (IO 0 (SIZE 32) (BASE 0x0260) (CHECK))
# IRQ 5, 10, 11, 12 or 15.
# High true, edge sensitive interrupt
# (INT 0 (IRQ 5 (MODE +E)))
(NAME "KYE9008/409075712[0]{Genius LAN KE2000 PnP LAN Adapter }")
# (ACT Y)
))
# End tag... Checksum 0x00 (OK)

# Returns all cards to the "Wait for Key" state
(WAITFORKEY)
 
Old 02-25-2001, 05:37 AM   #2
jumpjoe
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Whoops!

I forgot one of the most important things: I've got Mandrake 7.2 installed, with kernel 2.2.17 (seems I also can't get kernel 2.4 working... 8( )
 
Old 09-04-2001, 05:02 PM   #3
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http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/Ethernet-HOWTO.html might help you out.

You can force another IRQ via the DOS Disk that is shipped with your card...
 
  


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