Description of problem:
hardware: Dell Inspiron 3800 laptop with Xircom network card.
Under kernel-2.4.20-13.9 and previous versions, on bootup the system reports
that the Xircom card is not available and that its initialization will be
delayed. After booting, the network is available and the Xircom card activated.
Under kernel-2.4.20-18.8, the system reports that the card is not available
and that initialization will be delayed, however, it fails to activate the
Xircom card and it never becomes available upon booting. Attempts to activate
the card manually also fail.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Networking fails under kernel-2.4.20-18.8.
Networking should be available upon booting the PC.
can you attach the output of dmesg please
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If you type "ifup eth0" can you give me the exact error messages you get and
also tell me if dmesg has anything else added to it >
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ifup error message
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dmesg output after running 'ifup eth0'
$ diff dmesg_2.4.20-18.8.txt post_ifup_dmesg.txt
< Detected 597.414 MHz processor.
> Detected 597.412 MHz processor.
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