Re: [PARPORT] Accton EN2209 Ethernet

Alan Cox (
Thu, 11 Dec 1997 00:20:28 +0000 (GMT)

> I compiled it and received two errors (kernel 2.0.30, Slackware 3.1).
> I commented out the lines giving the error messages (both were called on
> the event of certain errors - nonstandard parallel port configuration,
> device not found... - that I could safely assume would not occur).
> It compiled fine after that.

What were the precise errors ?

> I insmod'd the resulting ethpk.o file, and the driver correctly found my
> EtherPocket adaptor, correctly reported the Ethernet hardware address,
> etc. I was able to ifconfig it (it creates the device ethpk0) and setup
> routing. However...

Ok so its actually talking well enough to find the device.

> I am unable to do anything with it once I've got the above done.
> Say I set it up as IP address (on a 192.168.0.x network).
> I can ping .48, but no other machines on the network. I am unable to
> to get off the laptop that's equipped with the device.

Silly question but I dont know this device - did it come with different
options - 10base2, 10baseT etc ?

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