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SubjectRe: Two 3COM Etherlink III netcards in one box
On Sat, 28 Dec 1996, Philip Blundell wrote:

> On Thu, 26 Dec 1996, Bryn Paul Arnold Jones wrote:
>
> Etherlink III is the 3c509.
>

*nod* should have looked harder, it even sais it's the EL III driver in
the source ...

> > insmod 3c5whichever.o io=0x0230,0x0240 irq=5,6
> >
> > where card one is at io 0x0230, and irq 5; and the other is at 0x0240, and
> > irq 6 (I don't know if all modules can accept multiple values, or the
> > leading zero after the "0x", but ideally they should). If that dosn't
>
> The leading zero is an insmod problem - the modules see that value after
> it's been converted to a number.

Ahh, fair enough ...

> A lot of the ethercard modules don't
> support multiple instantiation yet. I don't know offhand if 3c509 does.
>

Well from the comments in the source that it'll find all ISA cards, I'd
assume it does. It seems to me that this is the problem, combined with
ifconfig not reporting interfaces that are down with a plane 'ifconfig'
but I haven't hurd back from Baldur Norddahl about it yet to confirm
that ....
> phil
>
Bryn
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