Re: [uCsimm] uclinux boot problem

From: Phil Wilshire (
Date: Sat Jul 15 2000 - 08:15:01 EDT

Make sure you are using a swapped cable.
Look through the clear plastic at the end and there should be a
in the pin-wire colors.

If not then you have to use a cheap enet hub to hook the two units

  Phil Wilshire

> I have just obtained a ucsimm (with uCgardener) and am trying to get it
> running.
> Currently, I have established serial communication with the ucsimm
> and can use the bootloader cli.
> However, when I issue the 'go' command, the uclinux boot process on the
> ucsimm gets caught in a loop as follows:
> * the boot process finds the ethernet interface OK, but then claims
> there is no cable.
> * the cable is new and connects to a new pcmcia card on the host. The
> host has the card up and running - at least ifconfig gives reasonable
> informationn
> * henceforth the uClinux boot loops, repeating:
> eth0: transmit timed out, IRQ conflict?
> cs8900 did not allocate memory for tx!
> eth0: transmit timed out, IRQ conflict?
> Before I run off to the store for another cable, I wondered if this is a
> known problem or if I am making some other newbie blunder.
> Note: I have been unable to use the mail archives because the links are in
> severe disarray.
> Sev
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