[tulip] Problem with Linksys EtherFast 10/100 Cardbus PC Card
Fri Mar 29 13:58:01 2002
On Fri, 29 Mar 2002, Garion wrote:
> It seems that I can only get 10Mbit.. I have verified the cable as perfect,
> and that the port on my switch (Matrox Shark) is fine.
> At first I thought it might be the laptop, as its fairly old (P166, 48
> Megs).. But then I started looking into the possiblity that it could
> be the driver.. So I upgraded to tulip 0.93.. Same issue.. Then I
> started running the various diag programs..
What is the detection message?
> The card is a Linksys EtherFast 10/100 Cardbus PC Card, PCMPC200.. cardctl
> reports it as:
> product info: "Linksys", "EtherFast 10/100 CardBus PC Card(PCMPC200)",
> "V1.0", ""
> manfid: 0x0149, 0x0231
> function: 6 (network)
> PCI id: 0x1011, 0x0019
> tulip-diag.c:v2.10 3/08/2002 Donald Becker (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> Index #1: Found a Digital DS21143 Tulip adapter at 0x100.
> Port selection is MII, full-duplex.
This is correct.
> mii-diag: (this is the suspicious one):
> Basic registers of MII PHY #0: 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000.
What is the detection message when the driver loads, include the driver
> This card did sit around for several months without use, and the battery in
> the laptop had died, could the mii rom (or whatever) have died? Is there a
> way to fix this?
No. The configuration information is in a EEPROM, which doesn't depend
on a battery.
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