[ILUG] Network cards not initialising
eoinp-ilug at netsoc.ucd.ie
Thu Jun 29 15:03:55 IST 2000
On Thu, Jun 29, 2000 at 02:59:11PM +0100, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 29, 2000 at 01:35:22PM +0100, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> > > Use pnpdump to get a dump of the PNP configuration
> > > after booting straight into linux and then after booting
> > > Windows first.
> > Well one of the machines has no ISA cards at all, so would this still be
> > worthwhile?
> So, just to clarify this: do both machines have PCI
> network cards? If so, then isapnp will be no help.
Yes, both are 3c900b PCI cards.
> And I've deleted your original message, but didn't you
> say that it works from Linux<-->Linux after you've
> first booted the machine into Windows and then into
> Linux? If I've picked that up wrong, then ignore
> everything I said :-(
That's right. As long as I establish the connection from within Windows
(i.e. ifconfig down and up on the other machine), and then do a soft
reset, the green light stays on on the cards and they can communicate
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