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Re: is anyone using NE1000?

To my knowledge those spaces did make it hang at boot.  When I took the spaces
away, it didn't hang.  Now, it didn't totally lock up, because when it hanged at
boot, all I had to do was hit CTRL-C and it skipped it and resumed booting.

Hamish Moffatt wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 21, 1997 at 04:01:31PM -0500, Aaron Walker wrote:
> > Thanks to everyone for your help.  I got Debian to see my NE1000 at 0x320 and
> > IRQ 5.  The problem was that in the /etc/conf.modules file it said:
> > options ne io = 0x320 irq = 5
> >
> > I changed it to:
> > options ne io=0x320 irq=5 (I just got rid of the spaces between the numbers
> > and the equal sings)
> > Now it loads the ne module w/o hanging.
> Maybe it's worth sending in a bug report on linux-kernel or to
> the authors direct if the spaces really make it hang; they shouldn't.
> It could be modutils' fault, or it could be the ne driver.
> hamish
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Aaron Walker

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