Can't get 3Com 590C adaptor to work with 2.0.7 kernel

Can't get 3Com 590C adaptor to work with 2.0.7 kernel

Post by George S. Witme » Sat, 27 Jul 1996 04:00:00

I've added support in the kernel for this adaptor, and I know the card
works ok because it works in Win 3.51.  Also, the boot seems to find the
card ok, but at the very end of the boot it gives the errors

eth0: vortex_open() InternalConfig 00020012.
SIOCADDRT: Network is unreachable
SIOCADDRT: Network is unreachable

And of course, this is correct, the network does indeed turn out to be
unreachable.  I've compared my configs to a PC on the same port that
works ok, and it works, so I'm pretty sure my settings are correct.

Anyone have any clues?  TIA

George Witmer


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