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Re: NIC on 2.4.19 SMP

To: Paul Hernandez <ph@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: NIC on 2.4.19 SMP
From: Felipe W Damasio <felipewd@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 19 Oct 2002 21:48:39 +0000
Cc: Linux-net <linux-net@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, 2002-10-18 at 16:57, Paul Hernandez wrote:
> Hello,
> It was suggested to me that I forward this issue to you both.
> OS:                                   2.4.19.SuSE  SMP
> Motherboard:                    Intel Dual P4 Xeon Server board SE7500CW2
> (latest bios off Intel site)
> On-borad LAN controller:  Intel 82557/8/9 [Ether Pro 100] (rev 0d)
> Addional NIC's tried:        3-COM 3C-905C-TX-M, Netgear FA311
> dmesg output:
> e100: eth0: Intel(R) 8255x-based Ethernet Adapter

> SIOCGMIIPHY on eth0 failed:
> Operation not supported
> no MII interfaces found

        Try using the eepro100.c driver from the kernel, and not the one from
Intel (the driver from the kernel supports SIOCGMIIPHY).

        Though it does not seem a problem with the driver, you should try using
the one from the kernel and see if it helps.

        If it doesn't, reply this mail with the mii-diag output (and driver


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