The driver makes a lot of noise about this condition because the author considers it a manufacturing defect. What is the best youtube channel for tech.. Reboot into linux, goto your network configuration setup and manually select the 3c drivers. If any assistance can be provided, it would be appreciated. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. This message may be printed during driver initialization on slower machines.

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The output from the lspci -v command should help you decide; http: Results 1 to 10 of I’ve turned of ACPI in grub. Linux – Networking This liinux is for any issue related to networks or networking. The xl driver supports the following media types: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

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Originally Posted by jrusso2. The 3cB adapters have built-in autonegotiation logic mapped onto the MII for compatibility with previous drivers. Did you use any special module options when you do “modprobe 3c59x Note that this option is only available with the 3c and 3cB adapters with external PHYs or built-in autonegotiation logic. I have no problems using Windows to configure the network but I would prefer to change to a full Linux system.


Originally Posted by albinootje.

Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: I am assuming it will work with Ubuntu but would like to know if there is a Ubuntu driver for the 3com 3cb NIC. Boot the pc using the floppy, run the dos config program. Is the lookup table on http: Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

The mediaopt option can also be used to select either full-duplex or half-duplex modes. Boot off the floppy and set the speed of the ethernet to mbs full duplex.

Can you post the output of: So I had to do an “ifconfig eth0 down” and “ifconfig eth0 up”; then it works.

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

This driver supports the following hardware: There may be bugs if you are on the latest kernel update, though. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

Now the weird thing is that under Windows that used to live on the box, it worked fine as a 3c9905 connection. December 31st, 5. If you power down your system prior to booting FreeBSD, the card should be configured correctly. For whatever the reason, the ‘MII available’ bit in the media options register on this particular equipment is not set, even though it should be the 3cTX always uses an external PHY transceiver.


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Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Installing 3com 3cb NIC in Ubuntu 8.