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Re: Ethernet MEDIA "manual"
> I try to install Open 2.9 on a compaq 486 computer via FTP. The ethernet
Get an updated version.
> card im using is an old NE2000 compatible. Its the only card that the
> machine has.
> During the boot time, i can see the kernel detecting the card as
> "ne1".(ne1: port 0x300 irq 10)
"detected" is a fuzzy term when it comes to the ne(4) driver.
> But when I try to ping mygate, I get "device timeout"
> The card has no jumpers to set the IRQ values. (I've read that it might be
> set to IRQ 3 as default ?). I'm not able to locate the manufactor. ("made
> in Taiwan")
If you can't find the manufacturer, the card is disposable, get
Don't waste your (or our) time on this.