de0 recognized but not configurable

Patrick O'Reilly bsd at
Sat Jun 14 13:29:57 PDT 2003

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gary Aitken" <freebsd at>

> I'm building a kernel with two ethernet devices, an ed0 and a de0.
> Both devices are recognized during the hardware probe at system
>   de0: <Digital 21041 Ethernet> irq 9 at device 18.0 on pci 0
> device_probe_and_attach: de0 attach returned 6
>   ed0: <Netgear EA201 Ethernet Card> at port 0x240-0x25f irq 5 on isa
> I presume the "device_probe_and_attach: de0 attach returned 6" has
> something to do with this;


just taking a flier here - I had a "similar" issue with another NIC
which was resolved by disabling Plug 'n Play in the BIOS.  Give it a
try - it can't hurt :)


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