On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 01:23:55AM +0200, Siward wrote:3c905 and 3c590 have the same driver; from> Hi Alexandru,
> your subject line seems to be a little confused about type card you have.
> a 3c905 is not a 3c590 , nor a 3c509,
> and therefore they do not have same driver.
Doentation/Configure.help in 2.4.20:
The 509 is different, but that doesn't seem to be relevant here:> 3c590/3c900 series (592/595/597) "Vortex/Boomerang/Cyclone" support
> This option enables driver support for a large number of 10mbps and
> 10/100mbps EISA, PCI and PCMCIA 3Com network cards:
> "Vortex" (Fast EtherLink 3c590/3c592/3c595/3c597) EISA and PCI
> "Boomerang" (EtherLink XL 3c900 or 3c905) PCI
> "Cyclone" (3c540/3c900/3c905/3c980/3c575/3c656) PCI and Cardbus
> "Tornado" (3c905) PCI
> "Hurricane" (3c555/3cSOHO) PCI
3c59x.o is the correct driver. And I've had no problems using it to> Subject: 3Com 3C905B-TX (3c59x.o) Kernel problem?!
drive an Etherlink XL 3c900 on an Athlon in woody / 2.4.20 or 2.4.21.
Which isn't much help... Do you have a built-in ethernet on the
motherboard? Is it disabled in the BIOS? What does lspci -v say?
What's in /etc/network/interfaces?
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