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Re: Network with a PCMCIA card and kernel problems

On Mon, Oct 01, 2001 at 11:47:34PM -0500, Francois Fayard wrote:
| Hi,
| I' running sid on my Dell Inspiron 8100. I connect to the network via a 
| PCMCIA card Xircom ethernet 10/100 in a LAN through DHCP. Everything is 
| fine with the 2.2.18pre21 kernel. But after switching to kernel 2.4.9 (That 
| I've compiled myself), the lights of my network card are still blinking, 
| but I cannot ping anymore. I think (It seems obvious) that It is a kernel 
| configuration problem, as the same OS run nicely with the 2.2.18 kernel.

I'm not familiar with that card, but when I built my kernel for this
Inspiron 7500 (3Com 575 type NIC) I needed to include the "regular"
driver for it.  That is, I needed to build the 3c59x driver as well as
the standard PCMCIA stuff.


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