I tried to install an AMD PCnet-based PCI ethernet adapter (HT-2100PCI) on an ASUS PVI-486SP3 (ver.
1.2) motherboard with Award BIOS (ver. 2.03). The adapter works fine with other motherboards and
the motherboard works well with an SMC ISA ethernet card. When I start Linux, the kernel correctly
identifies the board (IOaddress=0xe800 ???, IRQ=10) but the system freezes when loading one of the
daemons (not always the same). I could not start Windows for Workgroups either, so the problem is
probably not kernel-specific. I even tried to upgrade the BIOS, but the result was the same. As the
card is a PCI one, one can not set the parameters by hand. I tried to change various BIOS settings,
without success. Any suggestion? (According to the appropriate FAQ the card should work well with