[tulip] Question about driver for IA64 2.6.9 kernel
becker at scyld.com
Mon Dec 13 19:29:01 PST 2004
On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, R N wrote:
> I recently compiled 2.6.9 kernel and tried running it on my IA64 system
> (Integrity rx5670 system). My network card stopped working. The problem
> seems to be in the tulip driver. Here is an excerpt from the
> /var/log/messages file:
> Dec 13 14:39:34 nslabs06 kernel: tulip0: EEPROM default media type
Were there any messages before this one?
> Dec 13 14:39:34 nslabs06 kernel: tulip0: Index #0 - Media MII (#11)
> described by a 21142 MII PHY (3) block.
> Dec 13 14:39:34 nslabs06 kernel: tulip0: ***WARNING***: No MII
> transceiver found!
> Dec 13 14:39:34 nslabs06 kernel: eth1: Digital DS21143 Tulip rev 65 at
> 0xc0000000b0040000, 00:30:6E:4A:59:3E, IRQ 59.
> In 2.4.21-EL (Redhat kernel), this card appears to be DECchip 21142/42
> and works fine.
What does the detection message report when the NIC works? Does it find
a MII transceiver?
Donald Becker becker at scyld.com
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