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Old 12-02-2005, 07:18 PM   #1
masterross
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Marvell Gigabit Ethernet Controller not recognize in Slack 10.2


hi,

i have problem with my onboard Marvell Gigabit Ethernet Controller
it's not shown in 'dmesg | grep eth'
but is shown in PCI devices:
Code:
02:04.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8001 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 13)
thank,
Ross
 
Old 12-03-2005, 04:17 PM   #2
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It is answered only a hundred times in the forum. If you had searched, you would have found
the answer.

Anyway, your card is based on the Marvell Yukon2 chipset.

There are two solutions.
1) Grab the netdev git patch which contains a driver for Marvell Yukon2 which is not
in the mainland kernel yet. (The skge driver supports only Yukon chips and the mainland
kernel sk98lin driver doesn't support all the Yukons)
You can also get this driver by installing a patchset which contains the netdev like
the -mm patchset (http://www.kernel.org)

2) Use the official sk98lin driver from the Syskonnect site (www.syskonnect.de) which
is the same as the one in the kernel but it is a newer version which supports your card.

Both these different drivers work very well. Install the one you like.
 
Old 12-03-2005, 05:38 PM   #3
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thanks dude
i've handled it
the module wasnt load even it was included in kernel
now all is ok
 
  


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