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Old 09-19-2007
Network interfaces problem

Hi,

I have problems with my SCO unix network interfaces.
Intel integrated adapter was failing, so I installed new one - 3COM adapter into free PCI slot.
Installed driver using SCO Software manager - successfully
Added new Network adapter using SCO Network configuration manager - successfully
after that I checked using ifconfig -a
there was some loopback interfaces and - net0 -intel interface, and net1 -3com interface.
So I thought that everything is OK and removed intel adapter using Network configuration manager, after that things went wrong:
ifconfig -a displays only loopback interfaces.
3com driver is installed, 3com network adapter is added(Network configuration manager), but ifconfig -a don't display it!!!

So I thought that it's hardware problem - booted knoppix from cd - my 3com adapter is autodetected, up and running!

After that I tried all 'dumb' ways - rebooted, reinstalled(driver), changed apapter pci slot...- result is the same -driver - OK, adapter(Network configuration manager) - OK, "ifconfig -a" - no entries. By the way devices net0 and net1 are present(I asume net1 is my 3com adapter).

I'm newbe in unix so maybe I missing some 'obvious' step ?
How to force my 3com adapter(net1 ?) to apear in ifconfig list, and force it function corectlly ?

thank you
Vilius

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TRM(4)							   BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual 						    TRM(4)

NAME
trm -- Tekram TRM-S1040 ASIC based PCI SCSI host adapter driver SYNOPSIS
To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your kernel configuration file: device scbus device trm Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the following line in loader.conf(5): trm_load="YES" DESCRIPTION
The trm driver supports PCI SCSI host adapters based on the Tekram TRM-S1040 SCSI ASIC. HARDWARE
SCSI controllers supported by the trm driver include: o Tekram DC-315 PCI Ultra SCSI adapter without BIOS and internal SCSI connector o Tekram DC-315U PCI Ultra SCSI adapter without BIOS o Tekram DC-395F PCI Ultra-Wide SCSI adapter with flash BIOS and 68-pin external SCSI connector o Tekram DC-395U PCI Ultra SCSI adapter with flash BIOS o Tekram DC-395UW PCI Ultra-Wide SCSI adapter with flash BIOS o Tekram DC-395U2W PCI Ultra2-Wide SCSI adapter with flash BIOS For the Tekram DC-310/U and DC-390F/U/UW/U2B/U2W/U3W PCI SCSI host adapters, use the sym(4) driver. SEE ALSO
cd(4), ch(4), da(4), intro(4), sa(4), scsi(4), sym(4) http://www.tekram.com/ AUTHORS
The trm driver was originally written for FreeBSD 3.0/i386 by Erich Chen of Tekram Technology, and ported to FreeBSD 5.0 by Olivier Houchard <cognet@FreeBSD.org>. BSD
December 8, 2002 BSD

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