3c503 etherus interruptus
klefstad at ux1.cso.uiuc.edu
Fri Feb 8 01:42:31 AEST 1991
news at m2xenix.psg.com (Randy Bush) writes:
>I am having problems with 3c503s interfering with serial ports, both in Xenix
>and MS-DOS. I believe it has to do with interrupts.
>If I use NCSA ftp or telnet with CONFIG.TEL saying to use Int-2, both of the
>serial ports (COM1: and COM2:) are useless (by my interrupt-driven FOSSIL
>software) until I power cycle the box (no reset button available).
>The same software with a 3c501 jumpered for Int-2 causes no problems.
The 3C503 defaults to interrupt 3. If you're using a DEVICE=ETH503.SYS
in your config.sys, you'll need to specify interrupt 2 there:
Sue Klefstad Ill. Natural History Survey klefstad at uiuc.edu
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