cable/dsl under linux

Gregory Nowak romualt at
Sun Jul 15 14:50:51 EDT 2001

Pnp isn't perfect under any os.

On Sun, Jul 15, 2001 at 07:47:35AM -0400, Ann Parsons wrote:
> Hi all,
> <smile>  That's huccum I'm having my local guru put a NIC card in
> *before* the people come on Wednesday to put the DSL in.  We want a
> NIC card that is not P&P, or at least can be turned off.  Once the
> card is turned off, the IRQ and addy is stable, and you can tell Linux
> where it is.    I've learned through experience that P&P devices do
> not work well in Linux.  They *can* work, but it takes the devil's own
> time to make them work!  This is especially true if you're running a
> dual booting machine like I am.  First you have to go into Windows and
> find out what the addies and IRQ's are.  Then you have to go back into
> Linux and tell Linux where Windows has placed the stuff.  It's a royal
> pain in the anatomy!
> Ann P.
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