For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. See full activity log. Add tags Tag help. Some operating systems place the 3cB in low power mode when shutting down, and some PCI BIOSes fail to bring the chip out of this state before configuring it. To post a comment you must log in. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

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Is 3Com 3C905B-TX-NM Linux friendly?

If you power down your system prior to booting FreeBSD, the card should be configured correctly. If you need to reset your password, click here.

Find More Posts by Omni. Did you use any special module options when you do “modprobe 3c59x In rare instances, this bit may not clear. To avoid getting caught in an infinite wait loop, the driver only polls the bit for a finite number of times before giving up, at which point it issues this message.

I haven’t got access to the computer as it was “impossible” to get it work by editing modules the way I was instructed by “google”. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. The general 3C9xxx kernel driver didn’t work. Note that this condition only occurs when warm booting from another operating system. Through reading documentation and going through config files, I think my card is compatable with this driver, but I’m not sure.


Also, you might want to attached the output of “lspci –verbose” and “iwconfig”. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Add tags Tag help.

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If you see this message but the driver continues to function normally, the message can probably be ignored.

Andreas Moog ampelbein wrote on Comment on this change optional. Or is there something wrong in my config?

To reopen the bug report you can click on the current status, under the Status column, and change the Status back lknux “New”. For more information on configuring this device, see ifconfig 8. Anything is fair game. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux 3905b-tx and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. The xl driver supports the following media options: Please visit this page to ilnux all LQ-related cookies.


Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. I found a lot of messages where people had problems with Kernel 2.

Lights are on on the card. Can someone in the know confirm this before I get myself into an endevor?

Ubuntu Manpage: xl — 3Com Etherlink XL and Fast Etherlink XL Ethernet device driver

BB code is On. If you see this message at boot time and the driver fails to attach the device as a network interface, you will have to 3c905b-ts second warm boot to have the device properly configured.

So I had to do an “ifconfig eth0 down” and “ifconfig eth0 up”; then it works. Fast Etherlink XL 3905b-tx such as the 3cTX and 3cB-TX are capable of 10 or Mbps data rates in either full or half duplex and can be manually configured for any supported mode or automatically negotiate the highest possible mode with a link partner.