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SubjectRE: Tyan Tomcat i815T(S2080) LAN problems
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Hi,

Well my first problem, once I got my brain working, was to realize that eth1 was DOA.. so as soon as I get a replacement board, I will try again.. Using the e100 driver, how did you force setting the MAC address??

Ryan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Greear [mailto:greearb@candelatech.com]
> Sent: Sunday, December 30, 2001 10:31 PM
> To: Ryan C. Bonham
> Cc: Linux Kernel List (E-mail)
> Subject: Re: Tyan Tomcat i815T(S2080) LAN problems
>
>
> I sort of got it working by using the e100 driver from Intel, and then
> forcefully setting the MAC address to something other than 0xFF...FF
>
> Neither Becker, I, nor someone at Intel could figure out why
> the MAC (EEPROM) was all FFs. The best guess was that the BIOS
> was screwed up somehow (that's what the Intel guy said...)
>
> I'd be interested if you get it working...I have two of these marginal
> boards gathering dust!!
>
> Ben
>
> Ryan C. Bonham wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I installed kernel 2.4.17 and this problem still exists. I
> have attached the important stuff from demesg and from eepro100-diag.
> >
> >
> >>Has anyone gotten the Dual built-in LAN cards to work on the
> >>Tyan S2080 Motherboard? I am running a Redhat kernel
> >>2.4.9-13.. I haven't tried the latest kernel yet.. I saw some
> >>talk about this board in the archives but I found no
> >>solutions. It says it has a Intel 82559 LAN controller and a
> >>ICH2 LAN Controller. I am only seeing one NIC when I boot up.
> >>And dmesg is showing
> >>eth0: Invalid EEPROM checksum 0xFF00, check setting before
> >>activating this device!
> >>
> >>
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> >
> > eepro100.c:v1.09j-t 9/29/99 Donald Becker
> http://cesdis.gsfc.nasa.gov/linux/drivers/eepro100.html
> > eepro100.c: $Revision: 1.36 $ 2000/11/17 Modified by Andrey
> V. Savochkin <saw@saw.sw.com.sg> and others
> > PCI: Found IRQ 11 for device 01:08.0
> > eth0: Invalid EEPROM checksum 0xff00, check settings before
> activating this device!
> > eth0: OEM i82557/i82558 10/100 Ethernet, FF:FF:FF:FF:FF:FF, IRQ 11.
> > Board assembly ffffff-255, Physical connectors present:
> RJ45 BNC AUI MII
> > Primary interface chip unknown-15 PHY #31.
> > Secondary interface chip i82555.
> > General self-test: passed.
> > Serial sub-system self-test: passed.
> > Internal registers self-test: passed.
> > ROM checksum self-test: passed (0x04f4518b).
> >
> > ---------------------------------- eerpro100-diag -aaeef
> >
> > eepro100-diag.c:v2.06 12/10/2001 Donald Becker (becker@scyld.com)
> > http://www.scyld.com/diag/index.html
> > Index #1: Found a Intel i82562 Pro/100 V adapter at 0xc800.
> > i82557 chip registers at 0xc800:
> > 0c000050 07036000 00000000 00080002 3fe1ffff 00000600
> > No interrupt sources are pending.
> > The transmit unit state is 'Suspended'.
> > The receive unit state is 'Ready'.
> > This status is normal for an activated but idle interface.
> > The Command register has an unprocessed command 0c00(?!).
> > EEPROM contents, size 256x16:
> > 00: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x08: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x10: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x18: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x20: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x28: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x30: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x38: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x40: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x48: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x50: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x58: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x60: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x68: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x70: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x78: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x80: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x88: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x90: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0x98: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0xa0: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0xa8: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0xb0: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0xb8: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0xc0: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0xc8: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0xd0: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0xd8: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0xe0: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0xe8: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0xf0: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > 0xf8: ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
> > ***** The EEPROM checksum is INCORRECT! *****
> > The checksum is 0xFF00, it should be 0xBABA!
> > Intel EtherExpress Pro 10/100 EEPROM contents:
> > Station address FF:FF:FF:FF:FF:FF.
> > Board assembly ffffff-255, Physical connectors present:
> RJ45 BNC AUI MII
> > Primary interface chip i82555 PHY #-1.
> > Secondary interface chip i82555, PHY -1.
> > Sleep mode is enabled. This is not recommended.
> > Under high load the card may not respond to
> > PCI requests, and thus cause a master abort.
> > To clear sleep mode use the '-G 0 -w -w -f' options..
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