Re: Realtek NIC and Modem trouble.
On Thu, 5 Dec 2002, Mike Russell wrote:
> Modem is internal 3com USR Sportster 56k ISA jumpered to com3 IRQ 4
> Only hardware thats in the system is the RTL8139, Geforce Card, Modem, sound
> is the onboard sound. I have used RTL8139's from when the 2.4 kernel started
> on a heap of machines and have never seen anything like this before. The
> kernel that Im using is 2.4.19. I have reset configuration data and also put
> IRQ4 as used by ISA. This morning I have moved it to another PCI slot and
> still no better. The normal 8139 driver dosnt seem to be part of 2.4.19
> anymore only the 8139too driver. I tryed getting it from Donalds site but I
> wasnt sure of how to compile it and it had a heap of compile errors when I
> Ive put some more info up here: http://midgedog.orcon.net.nz/info.txt
The IRQ conflict between com2 and com4 is interesting. Perhaps you should
disable the onboard com2.