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In article <31963656.351269C5@stcloud.msus.edu>,
Matthew M. Lenz <lenzm01@stcloud.msus.edu> wrote:
>
> I have been curious about a possible change to the drivers/net/ne.c
> this driver doesnt probe base 0x240 (been patching it manually since
> the single digit 1.3.x and it works great) I thought this might be
> useful for a possible perminent change to the driver. (I was told this
> was the place to mention it.) It is on line 68:drivers/net/ne.c
> I personally dont care if I have to patch it periodically but this might
> help other linux users that dont feel comfortable.. _messin_
>

I believe the ne probe is very dirty, so that is probably the reason.
Use the ether= kernel command line option to override the defaults.

-hpa


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