Re: 3Com 3c523 in IBM PS/2 9585: Can't load module in kernel 2.4.1

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 16:21:59 EST

> The machine has a 3Com 3c523 Etherlink/MC card installed. It worked under
> 2.2.17 but I can't load the module in 2.4.1.

Nobody has fixed this driver for 2.4 yet

> eth0: 3c523 adapter found in slot 3
> eth0: 3Com 3c523 Rev 0xe at 0x1300
> eth0: memprobe, Can't find memory at 0xc0000!
> 3c523.c: No 3c523 cards found

Yep. Most probably it needs munging to use isa_memcpy_fromio and the like
or ioremap.

> I also tried changing the 'Pack Buffer RAM Address Range' setting of the
> card, in the BIOS, to 0D8000-0DDFFF; I get the same error, but the 'Can't
> find memory at ...' error changes to 0xd8000.
> cat /proc/mca/slot3 produces a segfault, I think it was Invalid EAP, but
> not sure as I am trying to fix the machine now so can't reproduce...

Are you willing to be test victim for fixes ?

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