Re: 3c509B driver, trouble configuring
Bob Wilkinson wrote:
> Also see http://www.scyld.com/network/3c509.html
Sorry, I cut and pasted the wrong link...
> Only the IRQ and transceiver setting may be overridden when using
> the driver as a module. Setting two cards to 10base2/IRQ10 and
> AUI/IRQ11 is done by using the xcvr and irq module options:
> options 3c509 xcvr=3,3 irq=10,11
> i.e. the option io *is not* available when the code is loaded as a
> module - hence the error. You may have to play with the values for
> xcvr - I think I got by with xcvr=3 irq=10 (but try xcvr=0 if this
> doesn't work).
> He who has the courage to laugh is almost as much a master of the world
> as he who is ready to die.
> -- Giacomo Leopardi
Usually, when you enter a I/O parameter incorrectly insmod cries about it. I've never
actually dealt with this type of NIC and assumed that it's very compatible with the
3Com Vortex card.
Guess not :-D
Glad to hear things worked out in the end.