On Thu, 23 Sep 2004, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Stephen Krauth [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > > Sent: Thursday, September 23, 2004 11:20 PM > > To: Ted Mittelstaedt > > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > Subject: RE: 5.2.1-RELEASE ethernet troubles > > > > > > > I would have tried that but the PnP config on my BIOS won't let me. > > It only lets you reserve IRQs 3-15 (skipping a few) and these cards > > consistently show up on IRQ 17. > > > > I've run across that too, idiot bios code writers. > > Your only option is a fully pnp-aware card. The ne2000's generally > wern't. If you must use ISA, a 3com 3c509b set into pnp mode with > the dos configuration program would probably work. But your probably > better off with a pci card. > > If the intel/pro isn't an option then try a cheapie Realtek 8029-based > job (ne2000 clone) and see what happens. You can often find these in > junk bins and such. If you want to wait for one I probably have one or > two around here. > > Ted
Thanks for the offer, but I'm sure I'll get it working one way or another. Plus, I only tried the ne2000 card out of desperation; I'd like to have at least 100Mbs between my two machines. I'll tell how it goes when I get some time to work on it again. - Steve K _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"