Re: Lance driver

Jon Lewis (
Sun, 12 May 1996 21:20:23 -0400 (EDT)

On Sun, 12 May 1996, x10 wrote:

> When I don't explicitly tell the Lance ethernet-driver which IRQ it should
> use, i get "failed to detect IRQ". Ok, that's fair enough.
> However, if I try to use the interface my machine dies a horrible death.
> So the question is: why is the eth0 interface not disabled after the
> error-condition is detected?

I've seen this too. If the Lance driver fails to be told its IRQ, it
seems to take IRQ 0...and then kernel panic as soon as the interface is used.

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