[Soekris] FW: Ethernet interfaces disapear?
cpuccio at typhooncorp.com
Sun Nov 16 14:13:44 UTC 2003
Thanks for the reply! I seem to still be having problems tho. Don't mind
my stupidity here, i think im just aggravated. I tried your method here,
and seems like the power did not go on.
>From what I understood your e-mail to say is:
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Hah, thats what the PCI adapter on the 4501 looks like. Then the card
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So, like you said, it appears that when facing the antenna towards the
LED's, it would be the proper way to install it..
The only way that I can think to use your method is to only insert the
larger part of the card into the larger part of the PCI adapter on the
If that is correct, when I do that, the soekris 4501 does not turn on when
power is supplied it it.
Do I need to add more power like I have seen in another reply? If so, what
do I need?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mitja Muzenic [mailto:mitja at muzenic.net]
> Sent: Sunday, November 16, 2003 6:38 AM
> To: Chris Puccio; soekris-tech at lists.soekris.com
> Subject: RE: [Soekris] FW: Ethernet interfaces disapear?
> Yes, it has happened to me when I inserted the PCI card the wrong way.
> DWL-520 is "universal", meaning that it can work on both 3.3V and 5V PCI
> buses and is keyed that way. Specifically, it means that the card
> has *two*
> notches in its PCI edge connector. Therefore you can insert it in
> both ways,
> one works flawlessly, the other way completely messes up the PCI bus -
> wi, no sis, which is consistant with the symptoms you are describing.
> The proper orientation is with the antenna pointing towards the side
> ethernet and serial connectors, *not* towards the LEDs. Unfortunately,
> tends to insert it the wrong way when testing because of the design of
> enclosure. You have to remove the net4501 board from its case or drill a
> hole for the antenna connector.
> Hope this helps.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: soekris-tech-admin at lists.soekris.com
> > [mailto:soekris-tech-admin at lists.soekris.com]On Behalf Of Chris Puccio
> > Sent: Sunday, November 16, 2003 5:15 AM
> > To: soekris-tech at lists.soekris.com
> > Subject: [Soekris] FW: Ethernet interfaces disapear?
> > Hi All,
> > I just bought a Dlink DWL-520 PCI card to shove in my
> > soekris 4501 as an
> > AP and looks like once the card is present, all the ethernet (sis0-2)
> > devices are no longer visable during bootup, and neither is the wi
> > device.. iv got the kernel configure for the wi pci device, and
> of course
> > the onboard ethernets.
> > Anybody have this happen to them?
> > Im using openbsd 3.2 (yes i know its old :> )
> > Thx!
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