RE: [mu SETUP] installation problems [ english ]

From: Doherty, Gord (
Date: Fri May 21 1999 - 17:31:41 CEST

I had a similar problem using a 3c509. After alot of trial and error, I
found the correct format was simply "0x300, 10".
In other words, leave out the "irq=", and "io=" and use a comma separator.

Good luck

Gordon Doherty.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wirasinghe,Marco []
> Sent: Friday, May 21, 1999 10:47 AM
> To: ''
> Subject: [mu SETUP] installation problems [ english ]
> Hi there.
> Firstly, i'd like to say that all over you involved in this project have
> done a great job. It looks quite fabulous about the capabilities in Linux,
> and the amount of core still remaining in muLinux is phenomenal.
> Now, as to the problem I am having.
> Curent configuartion:
> PMMX system, with a 3c509B (and I also tried a different 3c509TP).
> I'm doing all the work, loading the main package, and also the GCC package
> from the floppy. I've done the whole setup
> according to the defaults provided in the installation. The only problem
> comes when i reach the ethernet setup option.
> I specified the 3c509 option, and for the address I put in are the
> addresses given to me by running 3Com's utility information.
> The exact line i typed in for the 3c509B, and the 3c509TP, respectively,
> are:
> io=0x210 irq=9
> io=0x300 irq=11
> it accepted the lines, but on the following line afterwards came the
> messege:
> Symbol "io" not found
> when i checked the dev directory one the system was up, i didn't see any
> ethX devices, nor when i pinged anything did it work.
> Do you have any idea how to fix this error ? Assistance would be GREATLY
> appreciated.
> Oh, I did specify a dummy network, and that worked fine. The Symbol "io"
> not found seemed to be the critical error.
> Sincerely,
> Marco Wirasinghe
> PS. Has anyone else seen this message ?

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