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Re: Problems getting 3c509 module loaded with dbootstrap

On Wed, 13 Sep 2000, Dermot McGahon wrote:

) Hi,
) I am installing Debian Potato on a 486DX at the moment and when trying
) to add the 3c509 driver with io=0x300 irq=0x10 to the kernel I get the
) following errors:
) Note: /target/etc/modules.conf is more recent than
) /lib/modules/2.2.17-compact/modules.dep
) /lib/modules/2.2.17-compact/net/3c509.o: invalid parameter parm_io
) /lib/modules/2.2.17-compact/net/3c509.o: insmod
) /lib/modules/2.2.17-compact/net/3c509.o failed
) My NIC is an ISA 3c509TP (Etherlink III). I'm going to need to get the
) NIC working as the PC doesn't have a CD-ROM drive.
Oh yeah. I had problems with one of those last week. Try the 3c5x9-utils
package and see if you have any joy. I was told there is a DOS program
around which does more than the 3c5x9-utils, but I couldn't find it. If
you do, try disabling PNP (my solution in the end was to simply get a
better NIC) 
) Dermot.

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