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Question 3CCE589ET: lost link beat problem 

Forum: 3Com PCMCIA Ethernet Adapter Issues
Date: 2000, Aug 30
From: Claude Lefrancois lmcclef


I am trying to install a 3CCE589ET in a Compaq Armada 7400.
I am running Mandrake 7.0 and I have updated pcmcia-cs to

When I insert the card in the computer, I can hear 3 beeps. 
This does not seem good. Right ? The pcmcia card manager
recognizes the card and loads the 3c589_cs driver correctly.
But, the link light never comes up. If I configure the card
with network parameters (IP,GW,etc.), I get the "eth0: lost
link beat" message and no network connection can be

The complete pcmcia kernel log follows. Any ideas ?



Linux PCMCIA Card Services 3.1.19
  kernel build: 2.2.14-15mdk unknown
  options:  [pci] [cardbus] [apm]
PCI routing table version 1.0 at 0xf0990
  unknown PCI interrupt router 0e11:ae69
Intel PCIC probe:
  TI 1250A rev 02 PCI-to-CardBus at slot 00:0c, mem 0x7fffe000
    host opts [0]: [pci + serial irq] [no pci irq] [lat 66/176] [bus 2/2]
    host opts [1]: [pci + serial irq] [no pci irq] [lat 66/176] [bus 3/3]
    ISA irqs (scanned) = 3,4,7,9,10,15 status change on irq 15
cs: IO port probe 0x1000-0x17ff: clean.
cs: IO port probe 0x0100-0x04ff: excluding 0x100-0x107 0x220-0x22f 0x250-0x257
0x330-0x337 0x378-0x37f 0x388-0x38f 0x408-0x40f 0x4d0-0x4d7
cs: IO port probe 0x0a00-0x0aff: clean.
cs: memory probe 0xa0000000-0xa0ffffff: clean.
eth0: 3Com 3c589, io 0x300, irq 3, hw_addr 00:10:5A:8A:CB:E4
  8K FIFO split 5:3 Rx:Tx, 10baseT xcvr
tty02 at 0x13f8 (irq = 9) is a 16550A
eth0: lost link beat

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1. None Are you sure your network hookup is working? by David Hinds, 2000, Aug 30

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