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Re: Help Installing on Notebook
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Help Installing on Notebook
- From: Thomas Graichen <graichen_(_at_)_rzpd_(_dot_)_de>
- Date: 28 Jan 1997 19:52:06 GMT
- Distribution: local
- Newsgroups: local.openbsd-misc
- Organization: his FreeBSD box :-)
Jerry Alexandratos (alexandr_(_at_)_hawk_(_dot_)_pearson_(_dot_)_udel_(_dot_)_edu) wrote:
: Well, work just provided me with this nifty new Micron TransPort
: notebook computer. Of course I'm planning on trashing the harddrive and
: installing a real OS on it.
: I was just wondering if anyone could give me some pointers. I want to
: install via ftp from my other OBSD box. I can't however get the book
: kernel to recognize the PC CARD 3COM 3c589 ethernet card.
: In fact, the link light doesn't even come on. (I do know that it does
: turn on under Win95). My guess is that the Cirrus PCIC to PCI bridge
: isn't getting configured correctly (well that and the bootup messages
: says that none of the pci0 devs are configured).
: Okay, so here's where I get flakier than usual. What exactly do I have
: to change when I bootup with a -c options. I've always worked on
: desktop machines before, so this is all *really* new to me.
: I'm sure I haven't provided all the necessary nuggets of info that
: everyone would like. If I'm missing something, I'll let you know what
: I'm getting.
try to set the port for pcicmaster0 to 0x3000 - this worked for me (together
with disabling one of the pcic's which was on irq 12) - tell me if that
worked for you (it's not a very nice solution but a working hack)
thomas graichen - graichen_(_at_)_rzpd_(_dot_)_de graichen_(_at_)_OpenBSD_(_dot_)_org graichen_(_at_)_FreeBSD_(_dot_)_org
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