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SubjectRe: Very strange Marvell/Yukon Gigabit NIC networking problems
Steve Kieu wrote:
> Ok it sound wierd enough to assume that the latest
> kernel 2.6.13 ethernet driver has done something wrong
> with the NIC and sustain the condition after reboot or
> turn off the machine.
>
> Here is my configuration.
>
> Laptop Asus A4500d. dmesg shows:
>
> eth0: Yukon Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000Base-T Adapter

Are you using skge or sk98lin?

> It is working as normal with 2.6.12 and winXP before.
> Today I did upgrade the kernel to 2.6.13 and it still
> works. The problem is now I switch to the older kernel
> that is 2.6.12.5 and .6 it no longer works. dmesg
> shows like this:
>
> eth0: Yukon Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000Base-T Adapter
> PrefPort:A RlmtMode:Check Link State
>
>
> Boot window XP now, and the link always shows that
> media disconnected. So the NIC is unuseable with
> WinXP, 2.6.12 __but__ still works with 2.6.13. and
> power off the machine does not restore the NIC.
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