Comment 3 Uwe Beck Join the Justlinux folding home team! Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. If Kudzu is off at boot time for the runlevel the cards initialize ok. Comment 7 Dan Gennidakis Few of us will do as much for our fellow man as he has done.

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The xl driver supports the following media types: This is a fresh install of slackware 9. It is one of the most commonly needed network drivers there is perhaps the most commonly needed one.

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Received PCI bus errors sorry don’t have exact output, was in a rush to get the system back up and running. 3c905txx I installed slackware, it sat there and and did nothing for a week. But I’ll be honest: Need help in realtime? I am a total Linux newbie imagine a 2 year old in front of a computer screen. Knoppix has great hardware detection in it.


To start viewing messages, select the linix that you want to visit from the selection below. To avoid getting caught in an infinite wait loop, the driver only polls the bit for a finite number of times before giving up, at which point it issues this message. I have just now gotten a chance to work on it. The 3cB adapters have built-in autonegotiation logic mapped onto the MII for compatibility with previous drivers.

The original system linkx fine, with other NIC cards in it. But they do refer to the following: Sorry, the card works with baseTx-FD at this time.

New to Linux, Need help with NIC – 3COM 3c905-tx

Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. See the networking section in the VL forum. The 3cB loses all of its PCI configuration in the D3 state, so if the BIOS does not set it back to full power mode in time, it will not be able to configure it correctly. Forgive me if I forget or mistake something Comment 6 Dan Gennidakis Try turning off Kudzu at boot time with chkconfig and see what happens.


I rebuilt an old box a couple of weeks back using the debian net install and that NIC with no problems. I’ll try to get hold of the specific cards and post the details here. I had the same problem last week. Hardware Liinux network card installed modprobe 3c59x If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.

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