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Date:      Wed, 02 Jul 1997 23:36:14 -0700
From:      David Greenman <dg@root.com>
To:        m@pscwa.psca.com
Cc:        freebsd-install@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Trouble with NICs while installing 3.0-970618-SNAP via FTP 
Message-ID:  <199707030636.XAA07817@implode.root.com>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Wed, 02 Jul 1997 22:05:44 PDT." <9707030505.AA07661@pscwa.psca.com> 

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>de0: transmission timeout
>
>Ditto with fxp0 (device timeout), but ex0 is silent. All three cards appear  
>to see traffic (from the activity LEDs) at all times.

   The above indicates an interrupt conflict of some kind - for whatever
reason, the system isn't seeing the interrupts from the card(s). This could
be caused by BIOS misconfiguration for the interrupt sources (specifically,
which interrupts are assigned to ISA devices). You might wish to check this
and perhaps also pull out your sound card.

-DG

David Greenman
Core-team/Principal Architect, The FreeBSD Project



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