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Re: IBM 16/4 TK card
At 03:41 PM 4/11/98 -0500, you wrote:
>On Sat, 11 Apr 1998, Marco Shaw wrote:
>> Correct me if I'm wrong, but with the IBM 16/4 TK card, shouldn't I see the
>> lights flashing on the card when the computer boots? I'm trying to
>> IBM card on RH 5.0 without success.
>> The lights don't flash when booting, and my /var/log/messages seems to
>> complain about not finding the 'tr0' module. (I'm at work so sorry I can't
>> include the exact message.) I don't understand why it's trying to find
>> 'tr0' because I thought it should be loading the module 'imbtr'?
>It depends. If it is a Turbo or an Auto adapter, I think the cards are
>dead in the watter (or close to it) if you don't use lanaid or have a good
>bios to configure them.
>Try booting lanaid if it is one of these cards, configure it, and it
>should go into 'Enabled' mode. Most likely it's currently disabled.
i picked up a couple of the Turbo adapters a couple of months ago - it was
an OEM version so did not have lanaid to configure the cards included - i
did a search and found it available for download on two IBM sites - sorry,
i do not have the bookmark here - but lanaid is out there, and yes, you do