I’ve downloaded files from 3com. Comment on this change optional. This driver supports the following hardware: Yeah, if you’re setting out to learn linux networking then you’ll probably be happier in a graphical environment. Join the Justlinux folding home team! The 3cB adapters have built-in autonegotiation logic mapped onto the MII for compatibility with previous drivers. Getting network card installed modprobe 3c59x.
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The xl driver supports the following media types: If you power down your system prior to booting FreeBSD, the card should be configured correctly.
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Linux and 3Com 3c/3c series “Vortex” Ethercards
Current kernel is 2. Find More Posts by hgzojer. This driver can be obtained at the below URL: As for the nic, list all the modules currently loaded with “lsmod”.
On and old system try vecterslackor debian 3c59x is the module I think for that card. I simply cannot get it to work. Andreas Moog ampelbein wrote on You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.
Thanks for your bug report. Then booted Knoppix-Linux 3.
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. To post a comment you must log in.
Some commands issued to the 3c90x ASIC 3c905b-yx time to complete: Registered Linux User Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. If I knew it would be in the first one, I might do it.
So I had to do an “ifconfig eth0 down” and “ifconfig eth0 up”; then it works. Note that this option is only available with the 3c and 3cB adapters with external PHYs or built-in autonegotiation logic. 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. You need to log in to change this bug’s status. The time now is The driver makes a lot of noise about this condition because the author considers it a manufacturing defect.
Everything seems fine except I’m unable to connect to the Internet. I haven’t got access to the computer as it was “impossible” to get it work by editing modules the way I was instructed by “google”. Learning to compile drivers on that kernel seems like the wrong place to start learning to me, so I’d suggest updating to a newer version of the distro.
Wireless PCI card compatibility.
Those can be “kinda scary” for a longtime win user. Please reopen it if you can give us the missing information, and don’t hesitate to submit 3ckm reports in the future.
Is 3Com 3C905B-TX-NM Linux friendly?
I did ifconfig eth0 up. If you see this message but the driver continues to function normally, the message can probably be ignored. Lights are on 3cmo the card. I’ve tried a couple older distributions so far Turbo Linux 6. If you don’t see 3c59x in there, try “modprobe 3c59x”. The time now is