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Trouble with NetGear FA511 NIC


I posted this question a couple of weeks ago but didn't get any
responses. Maybe everybody was too busy at the time, deleting MS
viruses or setting up email filters, so I thought I would try
again. Sorry about the dupe, but I'm sure someone knows the answer out

I'm having problems getting a NetGear FA511 NIC to work on a ThinkPad
600. I am running as testing/unstable, but have compiled my kernel
from the most recent kernel.org sources (2.4.22).  There have been
couple of threads on this list of the past couple of years that seem
to be close to my problem, yet they don't quite answer it.

I have followed the instructions here:

This thread uses tulip_cb instead

Right now, I am trying to get the card to work using the kernel
drivers. I do have pcmcia-cs installed, but without the drivers, even
though according to the posts above I shouldn't even need pcmcia-cs at
all. (I've tried the pcmcia-cs drivers too, with tulip_cb, but had
different problems that seemed even more complicated...) 

When I try to do:

# modprobe tulip

I get this:

/lib/modules/2.4.22/kernel/drivers/net/tulip/tulip.o: init_module: No such device
Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including invalid IO or IRQ parameters.
      You may find more information in syslog or the output from dmesg
/lib/modules/2.4.22/kernel/drivers/net/tulip/tulip.o: insmod /lib/modules/2.4.22/kernel/drivers/net/tulip/tulip.o failed
/lib/modules/2.4.22/kernel/drivers/net/tulip/tulip.o: insmod tulip

The relevant info from dmesg is this:

Linux Kernel Card Services 3.1.22
  options:  [pci] [cardbus] [pm]
Intel PCIC probe: not found.
ds: no socket drivers loaded!
Linux Tulip driver version 0.9.15-pre12 (Aug 9, 2002)
Linux Tulip driver version 0.9.15-pre12 (Aug 9, 2002)
ds: no socket drivers loaded!

Loading yenta_socket, pcmcia_core, and ds first makes no difference, I
always get the same message about IO or IRQ parameters basically no
matter what I do.  I have no idea where to start dealing with IO or
IRQ parameters, so I would really appreciate being steered toward a
solution on this.

Thanks for any help


Joseph Fahey


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