[eepro100] [eepro100-bug] two i82559 on board do not work

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Mon Sep 30 13:49:01 2002

On Wed, 25 Sep 2002, Anton Yurchenko wrote:

> I have a Tyan LE-T Dual CPU motherboard 
> (http://www.tyan.com/products/html/thunderlet.html), it is based on 
> ServerWorks III LE3 chipset, with two i82559 controllers.
> I`m running RedHat 7.3, uname -a:
> eepro100.c:v1.09j-t 9/29/99 Donald Becker http://www.scyld.com/network/eepro100.html
> eepro100.c: $Revision: 1.36 $ 2000/11/17 Modified by Andrey V. Savochkin <saw@saw.sw.com.sg> 
> and others
> eth0: Intel Corp. 82557/8/9 [Ethernet Pro 100], 00:E0:81:21:03:DC, IRQ 20.
> eth1: Intel Corp. 82557/8/9 [Ethernet Pro 100] (#2), 00:E0:81:21:03:DD, IRQ 21.
>   Board assembly 567812-052, Physical connectors present: RJ45
>   Primary interface chip i82555 PHY #1.
> Self test failed, status ffffffff:
>  Failure to initialize the i82557.
>  Verify that the card is a bus-master capable slot.

OK, you have a failure of some sort.
You can read the configuration EEPROM, but the chip can't operate on the bus.
It appears that the card isn't enabled as a bus master, or the modified
driver you are using isn't initializing the chip correctly.

> I tryed fiddling with BIOS but no luck. PnP OS option in BIOS is
> disabled, BIOS shows one controller on IRQ 10, and the other on IRQ
> 11.

It's not an IRQ problem.

Try my driver release -- it might provide a better error message, or
just fix the problem.

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