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Re: 8003EP nic installation woes...

Mike -

Thank you for the response.  Here we go.

I have a hard drive, 5-1/4 and 3-1/2 floppies, 8003ep nic.  It's basically
a vanilla Dell 486P/50. ;-)

>You don't happen to have a soundcard with a midi port around there do
>you?  What does /proc/ioports /proc/interrupts look like on your system?

cat /proc/ioports
0000-001f : dma1
0020-003f : pic1
0040-005f : timer
0060-006f : keyboard
0070-007f : rtc
0080-008f : dma page reg
00a0-00bf : pic2
00c0-00df : dma2
00f0-00ff : fpu
01f0-01f7 : ide0
02f8-02ff : serial(set)
03c0-03df : vga+
03f6-03f6 : ide0
03f8-03ff : serial(set)

cat /proc/interrupts
  0:   103525  XT-PIC  timer
  1:      375  XT-PIC  keyboard
  2:        0  XT-PIC  cascade
  8:        1  XT-PIC  rtc
 13:        1  XT-PIC  fpu
 14:    36381  XT-PIC  ide0
NMI:        0  XT-PIC

>> Here are the parameters I used with the wd module with no success;
>> io=0x300 irq=5 (these never changed)
>> mem=0xCA000 mem_end=0xCBFFF
>> mem=0xCA000 mem_end=0xCC000
>> mem=0xCA00 mem_end=CxCBFF
>> mem=0xCA000
>> mem=0xCA00
>> The error messages are:
>> wd.c: No wd0x3 card found (i/o = 0x300)
>> /lib/modules/2.2.18pre21/net/wd.o init_module: Device or resource busy
>> Hint: this error can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including
>> invalid IO or IRQ parameters
>> /lib/modules/2.2.18pre21/net/wd.o: insmod /lib/modules/2.2.18pre21/net/wd.o
>> failed
>> /lib/modules/2.2.18pre21/net/wd.o: insmod wd failed
>> I even opened up the box to look at the card.  The jumper is set to 0x300
>> 5 0xCA000.
>Just a question, but what does pnpdump say about cards on your system.
>You're saying the card is jumpered but I just want to be sure nothing
>else is getting in the way.

Neither /proc/bus/pci/devices nor /proc/pci found, so PCI resource conflict
not checked

<pnpdump v 1.21 build info deleted>

# Trying port address 0273
# Trying port address 027b
# Trying port address 03f3
# No boards found

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