Re: 3com pci-x nic not configuring
upgrade your kernel first, support for your pci-x bridge and 3Com chipset is
then more likely. Also make sure it's not disabled in the bios for some
reason. If those conditions are satified, then it'll be a module or driver
issue most likely.
OnNovember 19, 2007 04:57:54 pm email@example.com wrote:
> Have a 3com 3c996b-t PCI-X that won't come up for me.
> (broadcom chip on nic)
> Running amd64 etch with kernel 2.6.18-5 stock kernel.
> Here's the output from lshw:
> description: PCI bridge
> product: 6311ESB/6321ESB PCI Express to PCI-X Bridge
> vendor: Intel Corporation
> physical id: 0.3
> bus info: pci@01:00.3
> version: 01
> width: 32 bits
> clock: 33MHz
> capabilities: pci normal_decode bus_master cap_list
> *-network DISABLED
> description: Ethernet interface
> product: NetXtreme BCM5701 Gigabit Ethernet
> vendor: Broadcom Corporation
> physical id: 2
> bus info: pci@06:02.0
> logical name: eth4
> version: 15
> serial: 00:0a:5e:50:44:f5
> capacity: 1GB/s
> width: 64 bits
> clock: 66MHz
> capabilities: bus_master cap_list ethernet
> physical mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt 1000bt-fd
> configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes
> driver=tg3 driverversion=3.65 duplex=half latency=64
> link=no mingnt=64 multicast=yes port=twisted pair
> resources: iomemory:b8900000-b890ffff irq:82
> ifconfig only shows eth1, eth2, and eth3. (Total of 4 nics)
> Just eth0 is missing. (my old eth0 was a dlink)
> Any help to get this 3com activated would be great!
> lshw shows that its disabled, but have no idea how to re-activate it.