I have connected a firewire card (IEEE 1394) to my PC. Although the computer recognises the card, it will not recognise any device that I plug in to it. I have even fitted a different card and the result is still the same.
AMD 2500 Barton core processer ASUS A7N8X Deluxe motherboard
Some cards need to have a device attached when installing the appropriate softwarte. Double check your software installation manuals. I doubt drivers will be the cause, but that apart, what have you installed to work with your devices.
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