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Re: NE3: device timeout
I mailed unex today ( the manufacturer of the card) with my problem. I hope
to hear from them that there is a utility so i can change (any) settings on
Ain't it also possible to change the
so that may solve my problem? I noticed that i couldn't change it in the
Thanks, Marco Ynema
----- Original Message -----
From: "Liam" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Marco Ynema" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2002 6:01 PM
Subject: Re: NE3: device timeout
> on 14/3/02, at the evil hour of 12:27 AM +0100, Marco Ynema wrote:
> >When i tried to compile the kernel as shown below, compiling goes good,
> >doesn't help at all. It still stays just like it was:
> Yes, that is because the kernel detects the settings of the card. The
> kernel doesn't SET the card. You have to change the settings of card
> yourself, the kernel only READs them, it doesn't alter them.
> >ne3 at pcmcia0 function 0 "PCMCIA, FastEthernet, V" port 0xa300/32: LAN
> >iobase 0x300 (0xa300) -> 0x300
> iobase should be configurable in the CARD. There must be some way for
> you to set what resources the pcmcia card can use? BIOS
> configuration isn't going to help, because while you may be able to
> tell the pcmcia controller which resources to allow, the pcmcia card
> is still going to be set to ask for io:0x300.
> You see what I'm trying to say?
> Altering the kernel isn't going to help. You have to find some way to
> alter the card settings.
> >ne3: address 00:10:60:3b:c2:da
> >ukphy0 at ne3 phy1: Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface
> >ukphy0: OUI 0x0004de, model 0x000e, rev. 1
> Here it is using the GENERIC NE3000 driver, which should work once
> you are able to change the io address on the card.
> Did the card not come with a utility program?
> >rrootdev was 0x300
> >as well, don't know if that has anything to do with it...
> Oh, aye, that is exactly the problem.
> Does the 3com not come with a DOS diskette that you can use to
> configure the card? Boot from the diskette and run "setup" or
> "configure" or some such?
> Most pcmcia cards have some sort of utility that lets you set the
> parameters of the card, or they get their parameters from a set of
> preset values that can be influenced by BIOS settings.
> Unfortunately, my experience with these cards is limited to only a few.
> William C. Allen, BLS, EET