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SubjectRe: 2.4.6: eepro100 does not survive warm boot

Apparently, the card is unaccessible after warm reboot.
It should be a PCI initialization problem.
What lspci shows after the warm reboot?


On Wed, Jul 11, 2001 at 10:47:35AM +0200, Stefan Hoffmeister wrote:
> For testing purposes, I am running a stock 2.4.6 kernel on a Sony VAIO
> Z600 NE notebook (Sony Z505 JS in the US).
> On a cold boot, I get this information in dmesg:
> >eth0: OEM i82557/i82558 10/100 Ethernet, 08:00:46:07:49:99, IRQ 9.
> > Receiver lock-up bug exists -- enabling work-around.
> > Board assembly 100001-001, Physical connectors present: RJ45
> With the exact same kernel, after a warm boot ('reboot'), the picture
> changes to
> >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 9.
> > Board assembly ffffff-255, Physical connectors present: RJ45 BNC AUI MII
> > Primary interface chip unknown-15 PHY #31.
> > Secondary interface chip i82555.
> >Self test failed, status ffffffff:
> > Failure to initialize the i82557.
> > Verify that the card is a bus-master capable slot.
> Result: The network essentially is dead; I cannot make HTTP requests to a
> server on the LAN, for instance. Shut down the system and go through a
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