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SubjectRe: Abit F-190HD Onboard rlt8169 Ethernet Controller
Alan Cox wrote:
>> It is not recognised by 2.6.24-rc1. I'm guessing it's because the
>> vendor ID is 0001 rather than something sensible. I patched the kernel
>> as follows:
>
> A vendor ID of 1 is very very very broken. Do all boards have this or do
> you have a faulty box (perhaps a misprogrammed EEPROM somewhere)
>
>> --- drivers/net/r8169.c.orig 2007-10-29 05:37:02.000000000 +0000
>> +++ drivers/net/r8169.c 2007-10-29 05:54:30.000000000 +0000
>> @@ -165,6 +165,7 @@
>> { PCI_DEVICE(PCI_VENDOR_ID_REALTEK, 0x8136), 0, 0, RTL_CFG_2 },
>> { PCI_DEVICE(PCI_VENDOR_ID_REALTEK, 0x8167), 0, 0, RTL_CFG_0 },
>> { PCI_DEVICE(PCI_VENDOR_ID_REALTEK, 0x8168), 0, 0, RTL_CFG_1 },
>> + { PCI_DEVICE(PCI_ANY_ID, 0x8168), 0, 0, RTL_CFG_2 },
>
> That will match any device 0x8168 not just a realtek one. I'd use 0x0001,
> 0x8168 for the match. However I'd seriously consider checking another
> board as I suspect you simply have a return candidate.
>

I have had this board for a few months as well and I have needed to
patch the driver to use 0x0001 as well.

Later, JOSH
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