Intel Pro 1000/XT problems

Aly Dharshi aly.dharshi at
Wed Aug 7 20:45:01 CDT 2002

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Honbo Zhou wrote:
> I am running into a problem with Intel Pro 1000/XT on a PowerEdge 250 
> Dell server
> running RedHat 7.1. I have two Intel NICs, the other one is a built-in 
> Intel Pro 100,
> which works fine. I am using the e1000.o that comes with RedHat 7.1.
> The problem is that my server doesn't seem to be able to detect the Pro 
> 1000/XT NIC.
> when I do a "insmod e1000, I got the following errors:
> /lib/modules/ init_module: No such 
> device
> Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, 
> including invalid IO
> or IRQ parameters.
> The Pro 100 NIC has IRQ 11, the Pro 1000/XT has IRQ 5, I am not sure 
> about the IO parameters.
> Your help is appreciated.
> Honbo

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