Re: 3C509 acting strangely on Win95/Debian dual boot system
I remember having similar problems . When I got my Infomagic 6 CD set, and
the install (rescue) diskette, LINUX wouldn't even boot. It will hang at the
it is looking for SCSI device. Well after several attempts at this I
abandoned the idea
Then after several weeks, I tried again and it came up and let me install
But it froze again when I tried to boot from hard disk and even the rescue
disk like old.
I forget the sequence of things. pwr down, boot win95, boot DOS. Soon I had
again. So I proceeded to recompile. Took references of any stuff I dont use
out of the
config. Added append "ether=11,0x340" to LILO.CONF ......yours may vary!!
I dont have that problem anymore.
Wait!! I do when I pop in the RESCUE diskette.
So I suggest rebuilding your favorite kernel.
kevin havener wrote:
> The problem began when the network guys switched from Novell server to
> NT Server...in the process they (up/down)graded me from WfW 3.11 to Win
> 95 on my local machine. This machine has Debian 1.3.4 (whatever) on it
> and I dual boot with regularity.
> When rebooting into Linux from W95 everything works great. YESSSSSS!
> When rebooting into W95 from Linux, I have to power cycle the machine to
> get it to recognize my 3C509 ethernet card. I've been doing this for a
> couple of months now...I'm just now getting tired of this behavior.
> So far my network admins have suggested that I run their configuration
> managed linux kernel 2.0.23 or something using loadlin. Didn't work.
> I'm put LILO back in place. Didn't work. Went back to my 2.0.29 and
> now 2.0.30 debian kernel. Still doesn't work.
Hey don't blame Wintel. Where would we be if they didn't give usthe
opportunity to get our hands on PCs ? <grin>
> Now you and I know this is almost assuredly a micro$oft W95/NT problem.
> Has anyone else encounterd this problem or could otherwise give me a
> clue how to make 95/NT act as nice as WfW 3.11 did with Linux.
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