Installing module 3c90x.o returns: init_module: Device busy

Chris Richard Adams chrisa at ASPATECH.COM.BR
Fri Mar 30 16:06:47 EST 2001

OK...I guess I should upgrade anyway.  I downloaded the RPMS from the
site for the 27bz-7 version.  I assume I just install all those packages
and I am officially upgraded?

At that point I could use the 3c59x drivers for my 3c905C-TX card?

advice appreciated!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jag [mailto:agrajag at]
> Sent: Friday, March 30, 2001 10:49 AM
> To: Chris Richard Adams
> Cc: Beowulf (E-mail)
> Subject: Re: Installing module 3c90x.o returns: init_module: 
> Device busy
> On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Chris Richard Adams wrote:
> > Hi all;
> > 
> > I need to create the module for the 3c905C-TX card.  I got 
> the source
> > code from the Scyld site and followed the directions explicitly.  I
> > compiled with only a few warnings.  When I try to install the module
> > with 'insmod 3c90x.o' I get the error: 3c90x.o init_module: 
> Device or
> > Resource busy.
> > 
> > I am running the Beowulf 2 prerelease Scyld version 2.2-16. 
>  I did not
> > see this driver installed to begin with, hence this is why 
> I am building
> > it.  
> I had similar problem when I tried the prerelease.  However, when I
> tried the actual release (27bz-7), this problem went away.  With the
> 27bz-7 release it used the 3c59x driver for my 3c905C-TX ethernet card
> and it works just fine.
> Jag

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