[svlug] Ok so I ditched the LNE100TX
steffl at bigfoot.com
Tue Mar 20 12:18:01 PST 2001
Brandon Arnold wrote:
> I ditched the new Linksys card I bought and decided to continue battling
> with my old card, a Kingston KNE30BT(runs off rtl8029 driver, ne2k-pci). I
> figured out that the whole time, it was assigning the card to IRQ 0. I
> turned of Plug-n-Play BIOS and the card works fine.
> I decided to install VMWare because I dunno I just wanted to, and it screwed
> my ethernet up again! Now, Linux can't even detect my card despite the IRQ
> correction and everything. Upon bootup, it loads a lot of vmnet modules and
> such, when I do a ifconfig, I get something about vmnet1 but not eth0!! This
> is bullshit. It seems like vmware could find some way to utilize the drivers
> that are already there. I uninstalled vmware and the card is no longer
> working...best thing I can think of is reinstall Mandrake 7.2 and that
> really pisses me off...
you can just reinstall all modules, which should be quite easy if you
compiled your kernel.
also check the network configuration scripts, not sure where there are
under mandrake (sopmewhere under /etc - either some rc scripts or
/etc/network/ or something like that)
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