[eepro100] wait_for_cmd_done timeout! Issue
Wed, 15 Aug 2001 10:21:57 -0400 (EDT)
On Tue, 14 Aug 2001, Shem Page wrote:
> I have debian potato, with kernel 2.4.8.
> I downloaded in complied the eepro100 scyld driver from the 'test' directory.
> Compile seemed fine. But when I did a insmod eepro100.o I got a heap of
> unresolved symbols.
Try the updated suggestions in
> I'm starting to doubt whether I'm doing things right, or that my machine even
> had this card.
> The machine is a Sony Vaio PCG-FX200k.
> Index #1: Found a Intel i82562 Pro/100 V adapter at 0x3000.
> Intel EtherExpress Pro 10/100 EEPROM contents:
> Station address 08:00:46:29:4B:07.
> Board assembly 000000-000, Physical connectors present: RJ45
Looks normal to me...
> Primary interface chip i82555 PHY #1.
> Sleep mode is enabled. This is not recommended.
> Under high load the card may not respond to
> PCI requests, and thus cause a master abort.
Yup, you need to pass '-G 0' (and then '-G 0 -w -w') to correct the
EEPROM configuration and avoid the hardware bug.
> Basic mode status register 0x782d ... 782d.
> Link status: established.
> Link partner capability is 0021: 10baseT.
> Negotiation did not complete.
> Monitoring the MII transceiver status.
> 20:01:41.711 Baseline value of MII BMSR (basic mode status register) is
> And hangs there.............
It doesn't hang.
It's "Monitoring the MII transceiver status." as stated in the message.
Pull the cable and watch what happens.
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