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Old 01-05-2002, 12:47 PM   #1
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Intel 82559 10/100 Ethernet onboard

Hello, am try to Intel 82559 10/100 Ethernet onboard working in RH 7.2.

It appears to load ok, when i go to network config it is installed under device as a 'Intel EtherExpress Pro 100'.

It is also installed under hardware, but when i click edit button in hardware tab it only shows

Intel EtherExpress Pro 100B
IRQ 11

the other settings (mem, IO, DMA) are empty.

I have tried putting some setting in the boxs, but i cannot find a tool that will give me all of them or any docs as to what format they should be entered, as such when i save settings i get error message that 'ethernet card could not be initialised'

This all worked and installed ok with mandrake 8.1

any help would be appriciated.
Old 01-06-2002, 02:10 AM   #2
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What does the output of ifconfig give you, and what driver is being loaded for the interface?
Old 01-09-2002, 07:17 AM   #3
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i reinstalled (still playing so don't mind) but with static IP instead of using dhcp and all works ok; strange eh
Old 02-21-2002, 04:00 PM   #4
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i think i'm having an irq conflict with my 82559er - how can i change the irq it uses? i can't find a utility from intel to do this... can i just set a irq from lilo?


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