>>I have an old 486 running redhat 6.2. The box contains two Intel
>>etherexpress Lan Adapater 8/16TP. I use the module called eexpress.o to
>>config the cards with. They work fine if only one card is in the system
>>at a time. However when I put both of them in and try to use both of
>>them eth1 never comes up. The message displayed to the console is
>>"Delaying eth1 initialization." The setup in my /etc/conf.modules is as
>>alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
>>alias eth0 eexpress
>>options eexpress io=0X300 irq=5
>>alias eth1 eexpress
>>options eexpress io=0X240 irq=10
>>I manualy set each card accordingly to those settings. If anyone can
>>help me out here that would be greatly appericated.
>**BTW, you seem to have crossposted to a heck of a lot of newsgroups. I
>filtered the ones that aren't really pertinent in this reply. To
>compensate, I am forwarding the reply to you via e-mail.**
>Your problem is caused by having two options lines. The second one will
>override the first one, and the second card will not be seen. This will
>invariably cause a "Delaying eth1 initialization" message at bootup.
>To fix it, rewrite your /etc/conf.modules to look like this:
>alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
>alias eth0 eexpress
>alias eth1 eexpress
>options eexpress io=0x300,0x240 irq=5,10
>and it should fix your problem.
time is that I get the following error message:
SIOCSIFADDR: No buffer space available
SIOCSIFNETMASK: Cannot assign request address
SIOCSIFBRDADDR: Cannot assign request address
SIOCADDRT: No such device
Anybody have any ideas??