IBM ThinkPad 760E series systems and systems using the TI PCI1130 PCI-to-CardBus chip (such as the Dell Latitude XPi CD) only: Before bringing the system onto the network, put the PC Card into 8-bit mode by creating a file called /kernel/drv/pcelx.conf containing force-8bit=1; .
It is not possible to boot or install the Solaris software using a 3Com EtherLink III PC Card device.
If the 3Com PC Card device is recognized, the pcelx driver is automatically loaded, ports and IRQs allocated, and special files created (if they don't already exist). No manual configuration of the hardware is necessary or possible.
Network services are automatically started when the system is booted. These services are not started when a network interface is added or shut down after the system has been brought up.