Intel EEPro100 card

trlists@clayst.com trlists at clayst.com
Wed Mar 5 20:49:29 CST 2003


On 5 Mar 2003 Blair Colbey wrote:

> I've got an onboard eepro100 chipset on my 2450 running great:
> 
>   eth0: Intel Corp. 82557/8/9 [Ethernet Pro 100]
> 
> I'd try the kernel driver again.. when the system boots up.. check for any
> messages in kernel log (dmesg) .. then try and talk to the nic using
> mii-tool and see if perhaps it's configured incorrectly or something.

Thanks.  I'll try this.  I have never used mii-tool but will go learn 
about it.

> Also update your kernel to 2.4.20.. I'm not sure if there are any fixes,
> but that should be the 1st update..

I have never done a kernel update before -- just used the Slackware 
updates.  How (roughly) does one update the kernel if it is a custom 
build?

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 Tom Rawson






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