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SubjectRe: dell inspiron 8000 eepro100 problems
Matt_Domsch@Dell.com wrote:
>
> > i'm using 2.4.9 and have had a problem since 2.2
> > kernels along with all versions of 2.4. i am having a
> > problem with 2 laptops, both are dell inspiron 8000
> > that have intel 82557 mini-pci nic in them. i get no
>
> <Not official support>
>
> Is the "sleep mode bit" set on the NIC? Please try Donald Becker's
> eepro100-diag.c program, located at
> ftp://ftp.scyld.com/pub/diag/eepro100-diag.c, and use the -G -w -w -w flags
> to clear that bit if running it first says that the sleep bit is enabled.
> This may help.

It won't for the suspend case; the bios just forgets to re-enable the
PCI bridge to and the eepro100 card itself during resume. I have a patch
to work around this and will clean it up enough for it to be acceptable
for the mainstream kernel.

Greetings,
Arjan van de Ven
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