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SubjectRe: 3c515 ???
Hi Horst.

>> I've since created a network kitchen sink 2.2.10 kernel (one
>> with ALL of the network drivers hard compiled in), and the
>> driver that accepts and id's the card is...
>>
>> Q> AMD LANCE and PCnet (AT1500 and NE2100) support
>>
>> ...but, for some reason, the same driver in RedHat 6.0 doesn't
>> work.

> Try different IO ranges when insmod:ing the driver. The ISA
> drivers do autoprobing for the card's configuration when built
> into the kernel, but not when modules (so they don't step on
> each other's toes). The driver module should be able to find the
> IRQ by itself, but it can't probe for IO ranges. The driver
> source will probably tell you what IO ranges it probes, or you
> could look at the messages when booting your kitchen sink.

According to the 2.2.10 kitchen sink, the card's IO address is 0x320,
with IRQ 5 and DMA 5, but even specifying those as parameters to the
RH 6.0 driver (kernel 2.2.5-22) results in a "not found" report, so
there MUST be something the 2.2.10 driver's doing that the 2.2.5-22
one isn't. The problem is that I've no idea what !!!

For reference, the system is an Elonex WS-450 with 16M of RAM and a
motherboarded AM79C960KS network controller ic. I've upgraded the hard
drive from 450M (as supplied) to 820M - it's apparently a standard
2.5" hard drive, but it's otherwise as received.

Also on the motherboard is a PS/2 style socket, similar to the ones
used for both keyboard and mouse on this system, but labelled "Sound",
although I can find no trace of any sound configuration in the BIOS.
If anybody can provide any clues re this, it would be MUCH
appreciated...

Best wishes from Riley.

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