Re: Enough time wasted, moving on
Michel Loos <email@example.com> writes:
> Mmm, I am quit used to install, 3com NICs and I humbly think you
> mixed 509 with 905, there is nothing in the description of the 3c509
> that says it should work with a 3c905.
> The 3c509(B/TX) are old 10Mb ISA NICs, while you wher looking for the
> a 10/100 PCI NIC. The description of the 3c59x (your driver) talks
> somewhere of "newer" drivers, which includes the 3c59x and the 3c9xx
> (not cited, this is a real problem).
I think it was just a typo on my part. My nic is 3c905.
I believe the Modules selections page has it listed wrong. But I
haven't been willing to rerun base-config up to that section, to find
out for sure. Afraid I will mess up the install I now have running.
Maybe there is some way to page thru it with no risk, but some of the
screens seem to demand an action be taken and won't allow you to
proceed without taking some action.
To recap this here: What I'm suggesting is that the screen presented
during install that allows you to select a nic driver, has the wrong
driver listed adjacent to 3c905.
At this point I'm confused enough that I'm not really sure that is