Thinkpad 600E and 5.2
oberman at es.net
Sat Jul 31 15:22:38 PDT 2004
> Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2004 14:21:04 -0700
> From: Gary Kline <kline at tao.thought.org>
> Sender: owner-freebsd-mobile at freebsd.org
> On Sat, Jul 31, 2004 at 05:39:21PM +0100, Scott Mitchell wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 29, 2004 at 10:08:44AM -0700, Gary Kline wrote:
> > > Closer. After I rebuild the kernel with target OLDCARD, and
> > > rebooted (withh Xircom Ethernet II 10/100 inserted, no more
> > > kernel traps.
> > >
> > > I added
> > >
> > > pccard_ether xe0 start link0
> > >
> > > to rc.conf and rebooted. Zero. The cabling is solid.
> > > The defaultrouter="10.0.0.1" entry doesn't seem to
> > > have any effect. I set get the "Setup PC-CARD" message
> > > when coming up. How do I get into this setup? Am I
> > > missing some sysctl cmd? Anything else?
> > >
> > > gary
> > Hi Gary,
> > Could you post your full /etc/rc.conf and /var/run/dmesg.boot? The
> > hardware you've got there should work, so I'm guessing this is just a
> > configuration issue.
> > For reference, the only stuff I have in my rc.conf to enable xe0 on my
> > TP380D is:
> > ifconfig_xe0="DHCP"
> > pccard_enable="YES"
> > If you're not using DHCP, obviously put something else in the ifconfig_xe0
> > line. Using pccard_enable is important - you're running an OLDCARD kernel
> > so you need to make sure that pccardd is started to attach the card.
> Hm. I'm running GENERIC again, after running with the OLDCARD
> configuration failed. The system does recognize my Xircom,
> but as "dc0" But when I boot with ifconfig_dc0="DHCP" I
> run into 'watchdog timeout' errs (prob'ly from dhclient).
> My card is a Xircom Ethernet II 10/100 CBE2-100. If your
> card is identical, I'll go back to the OLDCARD conf and
> try again.
Don't bother trying OLDCARD. The CBE2-100 is a CardBus card and will not
work with OLDCARD at all. I have almost the same card, the
RBEM100-56G. This is the Realport version that also includes a 56K
Global modem. This card does use the dc(4) driver.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman at es.net Phone: +1 510 486-8634
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