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Old 12-08-2001, 11:46 PM   #1
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onboard sis900 network card

I installed redhat 7.0, with kernel 2.2.16-22
and in the booting process from (dmesg) I found a message that
sis900.c: v1.06.03 12/23/99
eth0: Error EEPROM read: 0

What that means?
Old 12-09-2001, 09:27 AM   #2
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They changed some things in the newer chips so the old drivers don't work well anymore. It's a known problem in the 2.2 kernels. Either get a update driver or a new kernel. The problem has been fixed I think from kernel 2.2.18pre and onwards.


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