asric at asric.com
Thu Jan 26 00:16:28 UTC 2006
Bruce Hyatt wrote:
> I am trying to get connected to the internet through Comcast highspeed and
> I'm having some trouble.
> I think the problem is that the ethernet card is assigned IRQ 15 but the
> driver is assigned IRQ 11. When I try to use 'ifconfig eth0 IRQ 11' it
> returns 'irq: SIOCSIFMAP: Operation not supported.'
> Relevant data:
> Netinity 4500R (therefore the smp kernel)
> eth0 is Intel Pro/100 (also tried Fast III 79c975)
> Kernel 2.6 not updated yet
> Motorola surfboard modem. (I use it for windows connection so the
> connection is up.)
> I got the card to show as 'Active' the first I tried but couldn't get on
> the net. Since then, it won't activate.
> ifconfig shows rx & tx with 3 errors and no drops.
> ( Comcast uses DHCP servers and the card must be configured to use DHCP
> -- I also have Comcast-- );
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> That's the problem. It can't obtain an IP address. It's set up to use DHCP.
What does `miitool eth0` show? I have had some weird problems where the
card would get stuck in non-auto-negotiating mode, and neither end could
agree on anything.
Mine says that it is in 100Mb/s Full, MII and that a link is detected...
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