Lanbit Realtek 8139 problems

Donald Becker
Mon Apr 5 22:16:48 1999

On Mon, 5 Apr 1999, Jeff Bate wrote:

> I have a Lanbit Realtek 8139 card that I have been unable to make work
> on my dual P133 Micronics M54P board.  The card works fine in a
> different machine.  I am using Linux kernal 2.2.1.  
> The card appears to be recognized correctly when the rtl8139 module is
> loaded:
> 	eth1: RealTek RTL8139 Fast Ethernet at 0xfc00, IRQ 0,
> 00:20:18:88:99:2a.

IRQ 0 means that no IRQ has been assigned.

> The IRQ 0 does not seem right though.  I pulled pci-utils 1.10 and tried
> to use setpci to change the INTERRUPT_LINE or INTERRUPT_PIN.  I could
> not seem to change either of them.

That's won't change the interrupt steering.

Summary: you must change the PCI BIOS setup parameters, probably the one
misnamed "PnP OS".

Donald Becker
USRA-CESDIS, Center of Excellence in Space Data and Information Sciences.
Code 930.5, Goddard Space Flight Center,  Greenbelt, MD.  20771

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