Re: 2 questions
> I am having trouble with the network going out on my
> IBM 560Z (300 MHz PII). I am running Debian kernel 2.0.36-3,
> my eternet card is a 3Com 3C574-TX. I use the computer
> mainly in a docking port which provides 2 extra PCMCIA slots.
> The problem occurs whether the network card is physically in
> the laptop or in the docking station.
> The symptom was originally that I would boot up in the morning
> and everything would work fine for about 2 hours. Then the
> network would go away. This is not a thermal problem, as it
> never happens under NT on this dual-boot machine. Unplugging
> and reinserting the card seemed to have mixed results. Often,
> it seems like the card manager is out to lunch, as I get no
> beeps upon unplugging and replugging. Sometimes after a few
> minutes the network comes back, but it is very flaky
I got a 3com ethernet+modem (FEM556B). The ethernet card works
on module 3c574_cs. My config is kernel-2.2.12+pcmcia-cs-3.1.2.
No problem encountered ever since initial setup.
Try pcmcia-cs-3.1.2 (or above). That should solve the problem.
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