Section: Linux System Administration (8)
icnctrl - configure ICN ISDN adaptor
is used to setup the ICN
device driver and for downloading the firmware into the
The use of
makes sense, if you are using an ICN card only.
- -d Driver-Id
selects the S0 interface named by
Driver-Ids are defined during driver initialisation. See
for a description of the syntax to be used for modularised and
monolithic driver versions.
be used to identify the S0 interface if more than one S0 interface is
existent. If a single ICN-2B is used, it may be omitted.
If using more than one card, support for the other cards is enabled
action of icnctrl. Ids may
because these values are misinterpreted
as numeric parameters by
For loading the module, always the
package should be used to avoid problems during load.
may be given to
- add port [id1 [id2]]
enables support for an additional card in the driver. If
id1 and id2
are missing, adds an ICN-2B with an id given by the system. with
missing, adds an ICN-2B with an Id given by the user. With both Ids
given, adds an ICN-4B with both Ids given by the user. There is
against port-conflicts. Ports are checked later during first activation
while downloading the firmware and can be changed at runtime. Ids are
checked against conflicts, and if a conflict happens, replaced by the
system in the same manner as if no Id was supplied. It is
to add cards,
after a load
- io [base-address port]
sets the address of the memory-mapped IO-region and the port-base.
After loading the icn-module into kernel-space, this command
should be used as the very first setup, if the hardware settings are
different from the default settings below.
If both parameters are omitted, prints out current settings. The
default memory address is
the default port-base is
An ICN card uses 4 port-addresses. The memory address is globally used
for all cards (cards are mapped on demand), while each card has its
own port range. Memory range is
- leased on|1|2|off
switches between normal (dialup) and leased-line mode. Leased-line mode
is intended for usage with S64K-lines or - if both channels are used -
for S02. If the second parameter is
, only one channel is enabled.
If the second parameter is
2 or on
both channels are enabled. Leased lines do not have a D-channel. When
leased-line mode is enabled, the driver simulates incoming calls using
special "phone-numbers" for calling and called address which are generated
is the internal slot-number of the S0 interface. This number starts with
for the first S0 interface and is incremented by one for every S0 interface
configured using the
is equal to the channel number of the calling S0 interface starting with
- load boot-code firmware [firmware2]
downloads the firmware into the card and starts operation. Using this
command, after loading the icn-module into kernel-space the first real
access to the hardware is done. Therefore the
action above, should be used before, if the hardware settings are different
from the default settings.
Usually the images are located in
The boot-code is named
The firmware depends on the D-channel protocol of the
line. For German 1TR6-lines, the
firmware is named
For Euro-ISDN-lines, it is named
When loading an ICN-4B,
firmware parameters have to be supplied. The first firmware is used for the
upper S0 connector, the second firmware is used for the lower S0 connector
(towards the card's slot connector).
is available if the program is configured using the
option only. The contents of internal driver variables is dumped on stdout.
This is the image of the bootstrap loader, which is loaded first, then
loads the firmware into the card's memory and starts execution.
This is the image of the firmware designed for the German 1TR6 protocol.
This is the image of the firmware, designed for Euro ISDN.
The following diagnostics may be issued on stderr:
- Read error on boot-code
The file supplied as
has less than 4096 bytes length or could not be read.
- Read error on firmware
The file supplied as
has less than 65536 bytes length or could not be read.
No bugs so far.
© 1997 by Fritz Elfert <email@example.com