Re: Laptop (PCMCIA) NIC Suggestions for Woody Stable
On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 11:48:45PM -0500, M. Kirchhoff wrote:
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> Well, I picked up a card for free from a friend. It is the following,
> and I cannot get it to work under Woody:
> Compaq Netelligent 10/100 PC Card P/N: 335507-001
> I did some searching and found several posts that said these cards are
> actually Thunder LAN cards, but trying to install the tlan.o modules
> using modconf failed, and I don't see any Compaq-named modules anywhere
> in modconf. I'm using the bf24 installation, by the way.
A few things:
You're trying to use a driver for a PCI card (tlan) bbut you have a
PCMCIA card. This is bound to fail.
The Compaq Netelligent PCMCIA card is not a tlan at all; it's
supported by the xirc2ps_cs driver according to the file SUPPORTED.CARDS
from pcmcia-cs. Which leads me to a question:
Have you installed pcmcia-cs (the card services) and the appropriate
pcmcia-modules package? You want pcmcia-modules-2.4.18-bf2.4, I
Once you've installed those packages, inserting the card should load
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