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Old 10-24-2006, 07:50 AM   #1
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network card not initializing


I have a problem with the drivers for my network card (on board) using FC4.

I have two kernels installed

2.6.17-1.2142_FC4smp
and
2.6.11-1.1369_FC4smp

When I boot with 2.6.11-1.1369_FC4smp, I get an error on the startup screen, but it works and I get internet access.

When I boot with 2.6.17-1.2142_FC4smp I get the error

Quote:
sk98lin device eth0 does not seem to be present, delaying initialization.
The system will continue to load and everything works, except the card.

I tried uninstalling that kernel the reinstalling (using yum), but the problem is still there.

Under both kernels I get the lspci message

Quote:
02:09.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8001 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 13)
Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Marvell 88E8001 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Gigabyte)
Flags: bus master, 66Mhz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 10
Memory at fb000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
I/O ports at ac00 [size=256]
[virtual] Expansion ROM at 50000000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: <available only to root>
which to me says it is there, but I still cant get it to work under kernel 2.6.17-1.2142_FC4smp, only the old one.
It was working under 2.6.17-1.2142_FC4smp for a while but just lately decided to go nuts.
 
Old 10-24-2006, 02:24 PM   #2
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Under 2.6.17, the sk98lin module is now old and will probably not work you. Try using the "sky2" module.

As root....

localhost#> modprobe sky2

Try that.
 
Old 10-25-2006, 04:15 AM   #3
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I tried that but it didn't help.
I installed a pci 10/100 card I had lying around which works fine now.
For some reason during the startup messages still say device not found for eth0 and also the same for eth1.

When the gui is loaded, eth0 is working fine (the pci card) with internet access but there is no eth1 present.

yet in lscpi both are present.

Quote:
02:02.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] ALN-325
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 177
I/O ports at 9000 [size=256]
Memory at fb005000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
Capabilities: <available only to root>

02:09.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8001 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 13)
Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Marvell 88E8001 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Gigabyte)
Flags: bus master, 66Mhz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 5
Memory at fb000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
I/O ports at a000 [size=256]
[virtual] Expansion ROM at 50000000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: <available only to root>
Is there any way I can uninstall these cards and let the operating system reinstall them automatically..

eg when I remove a card like a sound card, on the next startup a program something like kuduz runs and sorts it out for me.

If I remove the pci network card, this does not happen, it still thinks its there but displays an error saying not present.
 
Old 10-25-2006, 07:00 AM   #4
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could you post the output of lsmod?
 
Old 10-26-2006, 04:40 AM   #5
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Module Size Used by
radeon 114657 1
drm 78037 2 radeon
ipv6 269761 14
autofs4 26181 1
vfat 16577 1
fat 58205 1 vfat
dm_mod 65749 0
video 21829 0
button 11089 0
battery 14789 0
ac 9157 0
ohci1394 40581 0
ieee1394 305433 1 ohci1394
8139cp 27969 0
uhci_hcd 28749 0
ehci_hcd 38221 0
i2c_i801 13133 0
i2c_core 26817 1 i2c_i801
snd_intel8x0 36957 1
snd_ens1371 30945 0
gameport 20553 1 snd_ens1371
snd_rawmidi 30145 1 snd_ens1371
snd_ac97_codec 99041 2 snd_intel8x0,snd_ens1371
snd_ac97_bus 6593 1 snd_ac97_codec
snd_seq_dummy 8133 0
snd_seq_oss 38565 0
snd_seq_midi_event 11841 1 snd_seq_oss
snd_seq 60845 5 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_seq_device 13261 4 snd_rawmidi,snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq
snd_pcm_oss 44625 0
snd_mixer_oss 22465 2 snd_pcm_oss
snd_pcm 90309 4 snd_intel8x0,snd_ens1371,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm_ oss
snd_timer 29381 2 snd_seq,snd_pcm
snd 60737 11 snd_intel8x0,snd_ens1371,snd_rawmidi,snd_ac97_c odec,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq,snd_seq_device,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_ti mer
soundcore 14241 2 snd
snd_page_alloc 15049 2 snd_intel8x0,snd_pcm
8139too 32065 0
mii 9793 2 8139cp,8139too
floppy 65597 0
ext3 141769 2
jbd 65365 1 ext3
ata_piix 16325 0
libata 73937 1 ata_piix
sd_mod 25665 0
scsi_mod 143821 2 libata,sd_mod
 
  


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