[eepro100] EEPro100 missing msg from driver

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Sat Aug 17 05:07:01 2002

On Thu, 15 Aug 2002, Senthil Subramaniam wrote:

> our eth0 (10/100 Intel) hangs randomly ( no network communication 
> possible) and the following msg is printed in dmesg.
> /The EEPro100 chip is missing/
> Environment:
> 2.4.18, eepro100 1.24 (latest one)

Hmmmm, other similar reports are all on 2.4.18.  That might be a

What chip does your system use?  In this case we need the numbers
printed on the chip itself.

> running eepro100-diag gave the following.
> /eepro100-diag.c:v2.09 7/15/2002 Donald Becker (becker@scyld.com)
>  http://www.scyld.com/diag/index.html
> Index #1: Found a Intel i82557/8/9 EtherExpressPro100 adapter at 0xc880.
> i82557 chip registers at 0xc880:
>   ffffffff ffffffff ffffffff ffffffff ffffffff ffffffff

The chip is missing from I/O space!
The next time this happens, please send the entry from 'lspci' or 'cat
/proc/net/dev'.  We are looking for changes from the normal device report.  

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