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Old 08-11-2005, 11:08 PM   #1
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sis 900 fast ethernet card issues

Well, if config is picking up the card, but it isn't reveiving a ip address via dhcp, i tried assinging it a static ip, but it still wouldn't connect. Here are some info files that might help. I'm running Suse 9.0 pro and i have the kernel k_smp4g-2.4.21-99. Does the k_smp4g matter if i need to upgrade my kernel?


eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:03:0D:29:8B:18
inet6 addr: fe80::203:dff:fe29:8b18/64 Scope:Link
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:10 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
Interrupt:19 Base address:0xe800

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr: Mask:
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
RX packets:40 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:40 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:2608 (2.5 Kb) TX bytes:2608 (2.5 Kb)


00:00.0 Host bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS 645xx (rev 51)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS]: Unknown device 0003
00:02.0 ISA bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 85C503/5513 (rev 14)
00:02.3 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] FireWire Controller
00:02.5 IDE interface: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 5513 [IDE]
00:02.6 Modem: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] Intel 537 [56k Winmodem] (rev a0)
00:02.7 Multimedia audio controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] Sound Controller (rev a0)
00:03.0 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.1 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.2 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.3 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 2.0 Controller
00:04.0 Ethernet controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS900 10/100 Ethernet (rev 91)
00:09.0 CardBus bridge: O2 Micro, Inc.: Unknown device 7114 (rev 20)
00:09.1 CardBus bridge: O2 Micro, Inc.: Unknown device 7114 (rev 20)
00:09.2 System peripheral: O2 Micro, Inc.: Unknown device 7110
00:0b.0 Network controller: Intel Corp.: Unknown device 4220 (rev 05)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc: Unknown device 4e50


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Old 08-12-2005, 01:55 PM   #2
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Location: Raleigh, NC
Distribution: Debian Etch, Slackware 10.2, Ubuntu 6.10, OpenWRT
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I am having similar problems with an asus a7s8x-mx motherboard (sis900 chipset) with Mandrake 10.1 (kernel 2.6.8 I believe).
My problems involve starting the network:

Bringing up interface eth0: [ FAILED ]

But I still usually get an IP address, and I can use the internet. However shorewall does not work at all (does not block traffic). I have setup shorewall/iptables on at least 3 other Mandrake 10.1 machines with no problem.

I have checked my logs, but I am not sure where to look besides the kernel/dmesg logs. I have googled and searched lq quite a bit. I believe our (Stuffy89's) problems are related.

Anyone know what to do?


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