Re: 3rd Call for help - Lost network card after Potato Upgrade
Thanks for the reply Jim!
I have a standard NE2000 card (cheap one I got for about $20).
Everything was working fine until my last moves that I described below. My network was
working after the potato upgrade until I "fixed" the last two problems taht dselect
caused. I rebooted, and the network card was no longer detected.
The card is a ISA card.
> Hi Doug, sorry you've been missed by people on the list. I don't read all
> the msgs (too manY) but I saw yours and I'll help if you can.
> Your network settings are going to be initialized at startup by some
> scripts in your /etc/init.d/ directory.
> What kind of card do you have? IOW, is it ISA or PCI? Have you ever used
> Modprobe at all? Let me know what kind of card it is and I bet we can get
> it working.
> On Sat, 17 Jul 1999, Doug Thistlethwaite wrote:
> > Hello, I hope someone can help me with this. It seems like it should
> > not to hard to fix, but without any knowledge of how or where the
> > network services are started / initialized, I don't think I will figure
> > it out without help.
> > I upgraded my slink system to potato using dselect about a week ago.
> > After
> > the inital runs through dselect/install/config/remove there weretwo
> > problems still being reported.
> > #1 the gcc deb file would not load because of a conflicht with an old
> > libg++.
> > #2 setserial would not configure.
> > I removed the old libg++272 (I think that was its name) and gcc seemed
> > to install fine.
> > The error messages during the configureation of setserial said that my
> > modules needed to be updated and to run
> > "update-module force" and run configure again. Well, I did this and the
> > above listed fix and now my network card is no longer detected. (Note:
> > I noticed the problem after I rebooted the system so I am not sure
> > exactly what is causing this.
> > I looked in my /var/log/kern.log file and found these differences before
> > and after the reboot.
> > The last line in this file has the line (note: the *date systemname* is
> > acutially the date time and systemname at the time of the reboot. I
> > just didn't feel like typing it all in each time).
> > *date systemname* kernel: ne.c No PCI cards found. use "io=0xNNN" values
> > for ISA cards.
> > Prior to the problem (earlier in the file) I had the following:
> > *date systemname* kernel: ne.c v1.10 9/23/94 Donald Becher (*email
> > address*)
> > *date systemname* kernel: NE*000 ethercard probe at 0x300 00 50 4e 03 8b
> > d6
> > *date systemname* kernel: eth0: NE2000 found at 0x300 using IRQ 3
> > Does anyone have an idea of what I did? How can I get my networking
> > re-activated?
> > Thank you for your time,
> > Doug Thistlethwaite
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