Re: 3C509 acting strangely on Win95/Debian dual boot system
On Wed, 29 Oct 1997, Bruce Perens wrote:
> From: kevin havener <email@example.com>
> > When rebooting into W95 from Linux, I have to power cycle the machine to
> > get it to recognize my 3C509 ethernet card.
> Try adding "reboot=h" to the boot command line. If that works, edit your
> lilo config to put it in there permanently. The reboot options are:
> w: warm - no power-on self-test.
> c: cold - performs POST.
> b: bios - reboot by jumping through the BIOS.
> h: hard - reset the CPU to reboot.
Donald Becker, author of the 3Com Linux drivers, posted an article to
the vortex-bug list about this kind of problem been related with a
BIOS bug not resetting the card on a soft reboot of the system.
Mario O.de Menezes "Many are the plans in a man's heart, but
IPEN-CNEN/SP is the Lord's purpose that prevails"
http://curiango.ipen.br/~mario Prov. 19.21
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