Delaying eth0 initialization

Donald Becker
Wed Oct 27 14:11:26 1999

On Wed, 27 Oct 1999, Matthew Kea wrote:

> I removed any reference to I/O and IRQ settings and check the station
> address and it matches the one in windows.  Now I am getting s slightly
> different problem on boot.  I get a message indicating that the device was
> unable to obtain IP information.  When I try to make and activate changes in
> linuxconf I get a error that '/etc/rc.d/rc5.d/S10networkreload' took over 15
> secs to load, odd.
> Here is the readout of the eepro-diag program if it reveals anything to you:
> [root@localhost ethertest]# ./eeprodiag -a -e -m -f
> eepro100-diag.c:v1.01 7/8/99 Donald Becker (
> Index #1: Found a Intel 82557 EtherExpressPro100B adapter at 0xb000.
> i82557 chip registers at 0xb000:
>   01003040 03ece8f0 00000000 00080002 18203000 00000600
>   Interrupt sources are pending.
>    The transmit unit state is 'Suspended'.
>    The receive unit state is 'Idle'.

Has the interface been activated?

What is the detection messasge?

Donald Becker
Scyld Computing Corporation, and