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SubjectRe: Tyan Tomcat i815T(S2080) LAN problems


Ryan C. Bonham wrote:

> 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


Make sure you enable the second port in the BIOS, btw.

I forget the exact syntax (I do it in c++ code, not with ifconfig or ip), but
both ifconfig and ip programs can set the mac address. Try
/sbin/ip link help

That should point you in the right direction... Note that MAC == Hardware-Address

Ben


>
>
>>-----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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