[realtek] RTL8100B Sinetic

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Wed Oct 9 23:28:01 2002

On Wed, 9 Oct 2002, Orlando Andico wrote:

> here are my boot messages (yes, apologies for being so disjointed):
> eepro100.c:v1.25 8/27/2002 Donald Becker <becker@scyld.com>
>   http://www.scyld.com/network/eepro100.html
> eth0: Intel Pro/100 V Network at 0xd0908000, 00:0A:12:00:00:05, IRQ 10.
>   Board assembly 000000-000, Physical connectors present: RJ45

This looks normal.  Specifically, there is no warning message about
Sleep Mode being enabled.

> rtl8139.c:v1.20a 7/24/2002 Donald Becker, becker@scyld.com.
>  http://www.scyld.com/network/rtl8139.html
> eth1: RealTek RTL8139C Fast Ethernet at 0xc000, IRQ 11, 00:0a:12:01:00:05.
> eth1: Transmit timeout, status 0d 0004 media 10.
> eth1: RTL8139 Interrupt line blocked, status 4.

This is bad.  Your kernel using a bad IRQ mapping for IRQ 11.  Try
changing the setting of "USB emulation" in the BIOS.

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