Bug#67173: Bootfloppies and SMC Ether EZ nonrecognition
linux staff <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Again failure with 2.2.16. I'm unfamiliar with the terminology, but I
> believe it is the 'vanilla' kernel. Here's the URL for completeness:
Yes, that would be "vanilla".
> No luck with manual installation either. The output is:
> Using /lib/modules/2.2.17/net/smc-ultra.o
> /lib/modules/2.2.17/net/smc-ultra.o: init_module: Device or resource busy
> Hint: this error can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including
> invalid IO or IRQ parameters.
> Under tomsrtbt (which does detect/install the smc EtherEz correctly), the
> io and irq for it are 0x300 and 10, respectively.
Yes, well, tomsrtbt probably includes the driver in the kernel itself,
whereas we're loading it as a module.
> It's an ISA card.
Did you try specifying the IO and/or IRQ as an argument, when prompted
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>