I am trying to install a PCI network card in a SunBlade 150 running Solaris 9. I have tried a number of different cards (D-Link, Netgear, Intel) and none of them "just work". Using
prtdiag I can see the onboard interface which I do have working:
pci 33 +s/system-board pci108e,1101 (network) SUNW,pci-eri okay /pci@1f,0/network@c,1
However, any PCI NIC that I plug into the motherboar shows up like this:
pci 33 +tem-board/PCI1 ethernet okay /pci@1f,0/pci/ethernet
The word "ethernet" is a good sign, but there is no PCI ID listed, nor do I have the comforting "(network)" text.
I aleady tried
ifconfig -a plumb as well as looking through
kstat. What do I need to do to get one of these cards working? Do I need some special, proprietary Sun card? Appreciate any advice...