Network card installation trouble

Tijnema ! tijnema at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 02:02:54 PST 2007


Hi,

It works now, thanks for your time, and especially thanks to shawn for
pointing me on tulip.

Both cards are working fine now, i needed tulip for my gigabit card too.

Tijnema


On 2/7/07, Tijnema ! <tijnema at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>
>  On 2/7/07, Simon Geard <delgarde at ihug.co.nz> wrote:
>
> > On Tue, 2007-02-06 at 22:30 +0100, Tijnema ! wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Only that last piece isn't there at my screen:
> > > 3c59x: Donald Becker and others. www.scyld.com/network/vortex.html
> > > 0000:02:0c.0: 3Com PCI 3c905C Tornado at d081c400.
> > >
> > > all others is there
> >
> > Is anything present in /sys/class/net? This *should* list all network
> > devices known to the kernel...
> >
> > Simon.
> >
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> /sys/class/net contains only lo, the loopback adaptar.
>
>
>
> Please do not top post... You could upset some other members of the lists.
>
> Also I would not expect you to have those lines as you are not using a
> 3Com NIC. But you SHOULD have some indication that the kernel is loading
> the right code for the card. If not then the kernel can't "see it".
>
> Did you check your PC's BIOS?
>
> Alan
>
>
> It doesn't show anything about my network card, i browsed dmesg about 5
> times now.
> I checked the bios but can;t find anything strange.
>
>
>
> Hi:
> I searched the kernel net drivers for rtl8139d. I found this driver  in
> 8139too.c.
>
> I then searched for this driver
> in ../linux- 2.6.16.27/arch/i386/defconfig and found this...
> CONFIG_8139TOO=y ( I assume your architecture is i386 )
>
> I then looked at the subsection in the kernel config (file above) to see
> where this module comes from. It says...
> #
> # Tulip family network device support
> #
>
> Thus, in your kernel config for pci network cards, enable tulip support.
>
> I use the tulip driver too. In your sys log you will find...
>
> kernel: Linux Tulip driver version 1.1.13 (May 11, 2002)
> x32lfs kernel: ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKH] enabled at IRQ 6
> x32lfs kernel: PCI: setting IRQ 6 as level-triggered
> x32lfs kernel: ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:02:0b.0[A] -> Link [LNKH] -> GSI
> 6 (level, low) -> IRQ 6
> x32lfs kernel: tulip0: no phy info, aborting mtable build
> x32lfs kernel: eth0: Macronix 98715 PMAC rev 37 at 0001d800,
> 00:50:BF:D8:F1:6F, IRQ 6.
>
> Or at least something similar. I don't know what that phy info stuff is
> about but i never noticed any problem with my card.
>
> So if i may be so bold to suggest, you have the wrong driver. Enable
> tulip support in your kernel config. If I am wrong, sorry to waste your
> time.
>
> Shawn.
>
>
> I'm recompiling my new kernel now, but i do not have time to test it right
> now, please hold on, i will test it later today.
>
> Thanks already.
>
> Tijnema
>
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