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Problems with 3com Etherlink XL pci

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I have the following problem:
Linux seems recognize the card. IRQ, memebase, etc. are o.k.
But i dont have any I/O on my card. /proc/interrpts says:
 0:      78980   timer
 1:       2041   keyboard
 2:          0   cascade
 3:      11032 + serial
 9:         93 + aic7xxx
10:     202809 + HiSax
11:          0   3c900 Boomerang 10Mbps/Combo
13:          1   math error
14:      42495 + ide0
Any helps are welcome.
ciao, Keyvan.
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jeffa's answer is totally incorrect. First of all, since it's a PCI card, you can't manually set it's IO addr, int, and DMA settings.  The bios decides those.

The Boomerang drivers are definately interrupt driven so you should be seeing at least some interrupts occuring. I believe that you should at least have a handful because of the way the code initializes the board.
You are totally wrong on the setup.
3Com DOES allow you to manually shut down plug and play on the
card manually. I HAVE DONE iT!

In the BIOS on most well made machines you can allocate/deallocate which IRQ's and DMA's belong to the PCI and
ISA busses, thereby making a manual setuyp possible.
I know, I had to do this to get a customer's machine running.
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