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Re: Problem installing Debian on an AlphaServer 800 with 2 DE500 nics

"Jason J. Foe" <jfoe@nc.rr.com> writes:

> I'm having trouble getting debian installed on my AlphaServer.  It's
> an 800 5/500 with 2 DE500-BA nics.  The problem is that from what
> I've found on the internet, I need to use the de4x5 module, but it's
> not listed under the 'net' section when configuring modules.  I've
> tried the tulip and old_tulip modules as well, but I get device
> busy.  When I try to pass the irq and io addresses I get an error
> stating invalid parameter.  Does anyone have any ideas?

I think the de4x5 is compiled into the standard kernel. Have a look at
the dmesg output, or just try to configure the network.


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