On Wednesday,  5 February 2003 at 22:18:50 -0500, Michael Graffam wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Feb 2003, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
>>> I wish it were so. I have an NE2K compatible NIC
>> Heh.  I was going to suggest exactly that.
> :) Yeah, NE2K compatible NICs have always done right by me. But this one
> is pretty obscure: its an 'Argosy EN-210' NIC.

Hmm, this could be a simple problem to solve.  What version of FreeBSD
are you using?

>> What problem do you have with (Free)BSD?
> It just doesn't configure the NE2K pc card -- doesn't assign an
> ethernet device to it, but it does so for the 3com.

What appears in dmesg and /var/log/messages?

>>> I guess I'll try a clearance Xircom I saw and cross my fingers.
>> Don't do that until you know what the problem is.
> I suspect that *BSD would work if it correctly identified the card as NE2K
> compatible and just tried to do it.

We call it FreeBSD or BSD, not *BSD.

> Any way I can force that?

Depends on the version you're running.  I suspect I know a way if
you're running 4.x.

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