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Old 06-22-2005, 05:45 AM   #1
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Cant get Onboard LAN card to detect


I tried to install Ubuntu 5.04 on my machine. It has an onboard Network Card. The exact name of the Network Card as stated in my motherboard manual is 'SIS 191/190 MAC + Realtek RTL 8201CL 10/100 LAN PHY. The card is not detected while install. lspci describes it as an unknown device. Any solutions? Thanks in advance.
 
Old 06-23-2005, 03:23 PM   #2
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Yeah, this really awful. I had this card on Asrock G PRO. Type `ifconfig -a`. Aren't there any interfaces ? On my pc it was detected, but it had bad MAC, and it didn't work. I did is so :
Boot Windows98 (i have it ONLY for games !!!!)
See net settings
On this card MAC was AA:AA:AA:AA:AA.
Then I clicked `probe MAC` - BB:BB:BB:BB:BB:BB - not working
On linux default was B, with A was working fine. Why ? I don't know - this is SIS
 
Old 06-24-2005, 12:41 AM   #3
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ifconfig shows me loopback. Also when I ls'ed the /dev directory there is no eth0,1,2, whatever. Apparently my network card simply doesn't exist for Linux. Except lspci, which mentions it as Ethernet Controller: SiS Unknown 0190.
 
Old 06-24-2005, 09:23 AM   #4
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??? That is not good ... What kernel do you have (uname -r) ? If it is 2.6 Try to load modules :
drivers/net/sis900.ko.gz
drivers/net/8139cp.ko.gz
drivers/net/8139too.ko.gz

To load module type : `modprobe <name without .ko.gz and without PATH>`
I think one of them is for this card.
If you dont have some of this modules , load only the rest.
then type `ifconfig -a`. Now here should be eth0.
If no : you must recompile kernel with this modules enabled.
 
Old 06-24-2005, 11:11 PM   #5
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Thank you very much. I'll try your suggestion.
 
Old 06-19-2007, 05:14 AM   #6
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LAN not detected

hi all,

i'm running ubuntu, and have recently installed 6.06 to a new machine:
Biostar NF61S Micro AM2 Mainboard,
AMD 64x2 CPU,
2Gb RAM
80GB IDE HDD

unfortunately, ubuntu does not pick up all the devices on the card properly. It seems that there is an issue with Ubuntu recognizing the actual mainboard card and some chips on it - the LAN chip is a realtek 8201cl phy. I have checked out numerous posts and also the WifiDocs/WirelessTroubleshootingGuide
to try and get my system to connect to the net.here are some of the results of commands querying the card:

sudo pccardctl ident yields nothing.
ifconfig -a yields the following:

florian@florian-desktop:~$ ifconfig -a
lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:452 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:452 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:24947 (24.3 KiB) TX bytes:24947 (24.3 KiB)

sit0 Link encap:IPv6-in-IPv4
NOARP MTU:1480 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)

lspci -v yields the following:
florian@florian-desktop:~$ lspci -v
0000:00:00.0 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 03ea (rev a1)
Subsystem: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device cb84
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0
Capabilities: <available only to root>

0000:00:01.0 ISA bridge: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 03e0 (rev a2)
Subsystem: Biostar Microtech Int'l Corp: Unknown device 3407
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0

0000:00:01.1 SMBus: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 03eb (rev a2)
Subsystem: Biostar Microtech Int'l Corp: Unknown device 3407
Flags: 66MHz, fast devsel, IRQ 11
I/O ports at fc00 [size=64]
I/O ports at 1c00 [size=64]
I/O ports at 1c40 [size=64]
Capabilities: <available only to root>

0000:00:01.2 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 03f5 (rev a2)
Subsystem: Biostar Microtech Int'l Corp: Unknown device 3407
Flags: 66MHz, fast devsel

0000:00:02.0 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 03f1 (rev a2) (p rog-if 10 [OHCI])
Subsystem: Biostar Microtech Int'l Corp: Unknown device 3407
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 5
Memory at fe02f000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Capabilities: <available only to root>

0000:00:02.1 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 03f2 (rev a2) (p rog-if 20 [EHCI])
Subsystem: Biostar Microtech Int'l Corp: Unknown device 3407
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 10
Memory at fe02e000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
Capabilities: <available only to root>

0000:00:04.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 03f3 (rev a1) (prog- if 01 [Subtractive decode])
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=01, subordinate=01, sec-latency=32
I/O behind bridge: 0000c000-0000cfff
Memory behind bridge: fdf00000-fdffffff
Prefetchable memory behind bridge: fd800000-fd8fffff
Capabilities: <available only to root>

0000:00:05.0 0403: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 03f0 (rev a2)
Subsystem: Biostar Microtech Int'l Corp: Unknown device 820d
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 5
Memory at fe028000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
Capabilities: <available only to root>

0000:00:06.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 03ec (rev a2) (pr og-if 8a [Master SecP PriP])
Subsystem: Biostar Microtech Int'l Corp: Unknown device 3407
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0
I/O ports at f000 [size=16]
Capabilities: <available only to root>

0000:00:07.0 Bridge: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 03ef (rev a2)
Subsystem: Biostar Microtech Int'l Corp: Unknown device 2505
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 11
Memory at fe02d000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
I/O ports at ec00 [size=8]
Capabilities: <available only to root>

0000:00:08.0 RAID bus controller: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 03f6 (rev a 2) (prog-if 85)
Subsystem: Biostar Microtech Int'l Corp: Unknown device 5405
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 11
I/O ports at 09f0 [size=8]
I/O ports at 0bf0 [size=4]
I/O ports at 0970 [size=8]
I/O ports at 0b70 [size=4]
I/O ports at d800 [size=16]
Memory at fe02c000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Capabilities: <available only to root>

0000:00:09.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 03e8 (rev a2) (prog- if 00 [Normal decode])
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=02, subordinate=02, sec-latency=0
I/O behind bridge: 0000b000-0000bfff
Memory behind bridge: fde00000-fdefffff
Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000fdd00000-00000000fdd00000
Capabilities: <available only to root>

0000:00:0b.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 03e9 (rev a2) (prog- if 00 [Normal decode])
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=03, subordinate=03, sec-latency=0
I/O behind bridge: 0000a000-0000afff
Memory behind bridge: fdc00000-fdcfffff
Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000fdb00000-00000000fdb00000
Capabilities: <available only to root>

0000:00:0c.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 03e9 (rev a2) (prog- if 00 [Normal decode])
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=04, subordinate=04, sec-latency=0
I/O behind bridge: 00009000-00009fff
Memory behind bridge: fda00000-fdafffff
Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000fd900000-00000000fd900000
Capabilities: <available only to root>

0000:00:0d.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 03d1 (rev a2) (prog-if 00 [VGA])
Subsystem: Biostar Microtech Int'l Corp: Unknown device 1404
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 10
Memory at fb000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
Memory at e0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Memory at fc000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
Expansion ROM at 88000000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: <available only to root>

0000:00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Hyp erTransport Technology Configuration
Flags: fast devsel
Capabilities: <available only to root>

0000:00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Add ress Map
Flags: fast devsel

0000:00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRA M Controller
Flags: fast devsel

0000:00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Mis cellaneous Control
Flags: fast devsel
Capabilities: <available only to root>

I'm really not sure how to resolve all this - if anyone has an idea that can help me, i'd be very glad to hear it.

thanks and be well,

flo
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Old 06-19-2007, 09:29 PM   #7
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In BIOS, is the onboard LAN Enabled or Disabled?
 
Old 06-20-2007, 12:46 AM   #8
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Onboard LAN

I've been in and out of BIOS a couple of times, but I have not noticed any setting that specifically enables or disables the LAN.

I'll check it out again, though, just to be sure.

Thanks for your reply.

Be well,

Flo
 
  


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