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Re: [suse-security] 3C509 Ethernet Adaptor Support

Forget this DOS program, go to
and you will be able to configure your 3c509 from Linux

On Sat, 2004-01-31 at 13:42, Philip B Cook wrote:
> Thanks Nick,
> I configured it with the 3Com DOS prog.  Removed Plug & Pray .  Tests worked
> OK on I/O 300 IRQ 5
> I was then able to config using Yast2.
> But I still cannot get DHCPD to assign IP addresses over this interface.
> I had the same trouble with a previous ISA Ethernet Card which was my reason
> for trying the 3Com device.
> DHCPD works fine when I am using a PCI ethernet device as eth0 but not it
> seems when I use an ISA one as eth0.
> All my config files (named, dhcpd, SuSEfirewall2) remain unchanged.
> Any ideas where else I can look.
> I am stumped !
> Philip
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Nick LeRoy" <nick.leroy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <suse-security@xxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, January 30, 2004 10:02 PM
> Subject: Re: [suse-security] 3C509 Ethernet Adaptor Support
> >
> > I don't know about current times, but in the past, to make Linux see 3c509
> > cards, you needed to run the DOS setup program (I forget what it was
> called;
> > you can probably still download it from 3COM's web site; failing that, I
> > could probably scrape together a copy & email it to you) and disable the
> > "plug & pray" feature of it.  After doing that, they always worked like a
> > charm.  I most likely have at least one of them running on SuSE 8.2 at
> home
> > in a least one machine.
> >
> > -Nick

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