Re: 3c59x fails to work in 2.0.30

Thayne Harbaugh (
Fri, 18 Apr 1997 00:41:34 -0600

Yep! I'm using a 3c90x in a Dell P6-200/32 (I don't know the exact
I had the same problem you have found so I pulled a fast one. I took
3c590 module from RedHat 4.1, edited it with vi to change it from 2.0.27
to 2.0.30, and then loaded it right up. My machine has been taking a
beating and I haven't had a single problem!

Just don't ask me what the REAL problem is . . .

Jennifer Lauren Carmack wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a P200/32 with a 3c590 network card, IDE drives, PnP modem, and
> SB/WSS compatable sound card. The system worked fine with the 2.0.27
> kernel provided with Red Hat 4.1, but the 2.0.30 kernel I compiled with
> the same settings does not detect the network card. Is anyone
> successfully using a 3c590 with 2.0.30? Sorry if I am missing some
> information, but the computer is at work and I am at home.
> Thanks,
> Jen

Thayne Harbaugh
President PLUG
Provo Linux Users' Group