problem with dual boot and network
m.hallgren at free.fr
Wed Jun 6 11:22:33 BST 2001
Quoting Paul Civati <paul at xciv.org>:
> Spencer Marshall <spencerm at uk.uu.net> wrote:
> > The machine dual boots to win95 which was a pre FreeBSD install. It
> > dual boots into win95 without a problem except, win95 does not
> > the NIC (Toshiba PCI FastEther LAN on Docker). If I delete the NIC,
> > reboot, it finds it, however, on reboot, I get the yellow question
> Have you tried power cycling between reboots?
> I have found this problem on my IBM Thinkpad 240, as I recall if I
> reboot from FreeBSD (3.4 I think) to Win98 (or maybe the other way
> around) it won't initialise the PCMCIA card.
> I guess something somewhere gets into a strange state and the card
> doesn't get initialised properly.
I had the same experience on a Dell laptop (Inspiron) - rebooting from
Win to FreeBSD.
Michael Hallgren, http://m.hallgren.free.fr/, MH2198-RIPE
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