Network card installation trouble

Tijnema ! tijnema at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 13:30:24 PST 2007


Hi,

Only that last piece isn't there at my screen:
3c59x: Donald Becker and others. www.scyld.com/network/vortex.html
0000:02:0c.0: 3Com PCI 3c905C Tornado at d081c400.

all others is there

tijnema

On 2/6/07, Alan Lord <lord_alan at dsl.pipex.com> wrote:
>
> Tijnema ! wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I do not have pci utils, i wanted to install them by floppy, but somehow
> > it fails to mount the floppy drive, it says:
> > floppy0: probe failed
> > and repeats that
> >
> > well, i searched through the dmesg output, but it says nothing about a
> > network card loaded, it loads some TCP protocols.
> > this might be interesting as i have only 1 pci card, (and a graphics AGP
> > card)
> > PCI: Probing PCI hardware (bus 00)
> >
> > and ACPI says some PCI Interrupt Link [LNK{A,B,C,D}]
> >
> > i wanted to send full dmesg log to u but my floppy drive is not working,
> > so i can't.
> >
> > Tijnema
>
> Without information this is hard to understand... When I boot my old
> Dell Dimension with a 3com NIC (and the driver compiled in the kernel) I
> get this sequence of messages in dmesg:
>
> ...
> ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKC] enabled at IRQ 11
> PCI: setting IRQ 11 as level-triggered
> ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:02:0c.0[A] -> Link [LNKC] -> GSI 11 (level,
> low) -> IRQ 11
> 3c59x: Donald Becker and others. www.scyld.com/network/vortex.html
> 0000:02:0c.0: 3Com PCI 3c905C Tornado at d081c400.
> ....
>
> You can see that the kernel has activated the driver for the NIC.
>
> If you are not getting that then it might be more fundamental. Have you
> checked your machine's BIOS settings?
>
> Alan
>
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