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Bug#67173: Bootfloppies and SMC Ether EZ nonrecognition

linux staff <lstaff@math.wisc.edu> 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:
> ftp.us.debian.org/debian/dists/potato/main/disks-i386/2.2.16-2000-07-14/images-1.44/

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
for it?

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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