There are two problems here. QSSL know about them.
The problem is that devp-pccard is being terminated before io-net, so if you
have a PCMCIA network card, it will hang the system.
The work-around :
From the shutdown menu select ‘End Photon session’.
At the Welcome dialog click on the ‘Shutdown’ button, then select ‘Exit to
At the command line log in as root with the password you entered during
Then enter ‘shutdown -fb’.
The latest version of devp-pccard (in patch B) defaults to 16-bit operation,
unless the card says otherwise. Unfortunately, some cards that report
themselves as 16-bit only work in 8-bit mode. The Socket LPE card is such a
Try this :
nettrap -v start
(the output should be ‘io-net -dne2000’ )
mount -Tio-net npm-ttcpip.so
Go to Network Configuration and set up the DHCP parameters and enable the
“Marisa Giancarla” <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
I thought this may be due to just a bad existing installation, so I did a
complete reinstall of just the base tools from the initial RTP release CD
(pre patch A). System worked with my Socket LPE network card fine.
to the WWW repository and downloaded the package manager update.
to the repository and selected to install just the “QNX 6” and “QNX 6
B” packages. It downloaded them fine and appeared to install them without
warnings. Clicked “OK” to clear out the “you need to reboot” dialogs and
a shutdown. System hung at exactly the same place as when patch B was
installed over the prior installation, in the “shutting down service
Forcing a power off & reboot and bringing the system up it will no longer
recognize and use the Socket LPE card. DHCP always fails… I’d be happy to
try and just install from a patch B ISO, but the ISO’s on get.qnx.com are
the old patch A version…
System is a Dell Lattitude CPIa w/128mb…