Boot error - 3Com 3C509-TPO Etherlink 3
bickford.paul at jimmy.harvard.edu
Mon Feb 28 14:15:33 GMT 2005
Hey there. I'm trying to do a fresh install of 5.3, but can't get past
ep0: <3Com 3C509-TPO EtherLink III> at port 0x300-0x30f irq10 on isa0
ep0: No irq?!
ep0: ep_alloc() failed! (6)
panic: resource_list_release: resource entry is not busy
Automatic reboot in 15 seconds - press a key on the console to abort
I had no problem with this model of NIC under 5.1, but I can't seem to
get going with 5.3. I've swapped cards, swapped machines, swapped
installation methods (floppy-vs-CD), and I always get the same error.
Had I the choice, I'd just try a different model card, but that's not
an option for me (the machine I'm installing it on doesn't have PCI
slots, and I have gobs of these NICs at my disposal).
Any idea what happened between 5.1 and 5.3 to break this card? How can
I get past this error?
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