Subject: Re: Farallon (Dec 21143) PCI + CS 1.1
From: Nathan T Hjelm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Oct 06 1999 - 18:26:49 MDT
hmmm you need to download version .91 or higher of the tulip.c, i work
with many tulips on i386 systems, and this fixes them, the top of the
current tulip.c will tell you where to get it :)
MS B288 T-6: Theoretical Astrophysics
Blg: 123 Rm 183
On Wed, 6 Oct 1999, Scott Wood wrote:
> I have the same problem on my B&W G3 with a NetGear FA-310TX (Digital 21141
> chipset) using either the tulip driver compiled-in or the module and Linux
> 2.2.6. I also noticed that the interrupt count for the eth1 interface in
> /proc/interrupts is always 0. The built-in BMAC ethernet works, but I need
> to use my box as a router.
> 8: 0 PMAC-PIC rtc
> 13: 1 PMAC-PIC ide2
> 17: 0 PMAC-PIC AWACS
> 18: 132 PMAC-PIC VIA
> 23: 0 PMAC-PIC eth1
> 26: 1212108 PMAC-PIC ide0
> 28: 337844 PMAC-PIC usb-ohci
> 32: 675998 PMAC-PIC BMAC-txdma
> 33: 855954 PMAC-PIC BMAC-rxdma
> 42: 1506485 PMAC-PIC BMAC-misc
> BAD: 0 spurious or short
> The PCI BIOS has not enabled this device! Updating PCI command
> tulip.c:v0.89H 5/23/98 email@example.com
> eth1: Digital DS21140 Tulip at 0x1080, 40 00 35 05 fc db, IRQ 23.
> eth1: MII transceiver found at MDIO address 0, config 1000 status 782d.
> eth1: Advertising 01e1 on PHY 0, previously advertising 01e1.
> The link light and 100Mbit light is on, but I cannot send or recieve
> anything (ping, tcpdump.. nothing). Could this an Open Firmware thing,
> since Linux complains about the PCI BIOS not having enabled the card? Just
> a thought...
> Ed Jaeger wrote:
> > I'm having a problem getting CS1.1 to deal with this card - perhaps it's
> > a strange implementation that just won't work??
> > Here's my setup:
> > PowerBase 200, 144mb ram
> > Farallon Fast EtherTX-10/100 (uses DEC 21143 controller)
> > MacOS 8.1
> > CS 1.1
> > The card works just fine under MacOS.
> > The default kernel with the de4x5 driver compiled in sees the card,
> > reads the MAC address correctly, and thinks it starts up just fine -
> > brings up eth0 with IP and AT addresses. However, the card doesn't work
> > - pings to known operating IPs on the same net don't work, the transmit
> > count stays at 0. The LED for 10mbps lights up (it's on a 10bT network,
> > so that's good), but the link LED never comes on.
> > Here's what else I tried:
> > -Recompile kernel w/de4x5 and tulip drivers as modules. I can modprobe
> > either one and it sees the card just fine, but it won't work.
> > After modprobe or insmod of either module, "ifup eth0" completes without
> > error, but the link light never comes on and the machine cannot ping out
> > or be pinged.
> > --
> > Ed Jaeger, CFO, Bohlender Graebener Corporation
> > firstname.lastname@example.org
> > http://www.bgcorp.com
> > ---
> > "Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
> > Small people always do that, but the really great make you
> > feel that you, too, can become great."
> > -- Mark Twain
> | Scott Wood | Systems Engineer |
> | BroadLink Communications |
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