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Re: Bloody alpha ignorant

On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 04:56:13PM +0200, Ralf Hildebrandt wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 17, 2002 at 02:36:22PM +0200, Ralf Hildebrandt wrote:
> > vmunix: tu0 at eisa0
> > vmunix: tu0: DEC TULIP (10Mbps) Ethernet Interface, hardware address: 08-00-2B-93-71-D3
> > vmunix: tu0: no console mode: defaulting to 10BaseT (UTP) port: half duplex
> I got the thing to install on a second SCSI disk that was left in the
> box, unused (/dev/sdb). Problem: It won't find the tulip NIC!!
> Is there anything I have to do before it finds that? I tried tulip and
> tulip_old with the default settings.

That TULIP is on the EISA bus (note the first vmunix: line above), and
thus you need the DE422 driver, named "depca".

As for BSD-style partitioning, leave ~5MB before the first partition for
the bootstrap to be installed into.

Good luck.


Jay A Estabrook                            HPTC - LINUX support
Hewlett-Packard Company - MRO1-2/K15       (508) 467-2080
200 Forest Street, Marlboro MA 01752       Jay.Estabrook@hp.com

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