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Re: New Tulip driver does not work



you probably need to mv /etc/hostname.mx0 /etc/hostname.dc0
as in your output below dc0 is not configured at all
if you have mx0 in /etc/ifaliases or /etc/ipnat.rules, or /etc/ipf.rules
then you need to change that too

On Fri, 7 Jan 2000, Data Avenue, Inc. wrote:

 | Jason,
 | 
 | I was using the old mx0 driver with 2.6 and it worked great (someone did
 | a good job on it).
 | In the new kernel (GENERIC), the support for mx0 has been replaced by
 | dc0 (tulip). I recompiled my kernel
 | for GENERIC w/ yesterday's tree (using tulip ) and suddenly nothing
 | worked any more. I did not comment any drivers out (it worked as a tulip
 | under Linux (not not me .. my wife) and worked fine). Here are some
 | messages from the boot log :
 | 
 | a. With the new GENERIC kernel (all drivers in, including tulip) :
 | dc0 at pci0 dev 6 function 0 "Macronix PMAC 98715" rev 0x20: irq 10
 | address 00:80:c6:f7:e5:6c
 | ukphy0 at dc0 phy 31: Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface
 | ukphy0: OUI 0x040440, model 0x0001, rev. 9
 | -----
 | lo0: flags=8009<UP,LOOPBACK,MULTICAST>
 |         inet 127.0.0.1 netmask 0xff000000
 | lo1: flags=8008<LOOPBACK,MULTICAST>
 | dc0: flags=8802<BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST>
 |         media: Ethernet autoselect
 |         status: no carrier
 | sl0: flags=c010<POINTOPOINT,LINK2,MULTICAST>
 | sl1: flags=c010<POINTOPOINT,LINK2,MULTICAST>
 | ppp0: flags=8010<POINTOPOINT,MULTICAST>
 | ppp1: flags=8010<POINTOPOINT,MULTICAST>
 | tun0: flags=10<POINTOPOINT>
 | tun1: flags=10<POINTOPOINT>
 | enc0: flags=0<>
 | enc1: flags=0<>
 | enc2: flags=0<>
 | enc3: flags=0<>
 | bridge0: flags=0<>
 | bridge1: flags=0<>
 | 
 | b. Here is a log from the original GENERIC compiled kernel:
 | 
 | mx0 at pci0 dev 6 function 0 "Macronix PMAC 98715" rev 0x20: irq 10
 | address 00:80:c6:f7:e5:6c
 | mx0: autoneg complete, link status good (half-duplex, 100Mbps)
 | ------
 | 
 | I am using a Sohoware card with the chipset identified in b. I am using
 | the card in a cable-modem setup connected through a hub. Any clues why
 | this driver was knocked out ? I am affected and cannot satisfy my
 | compulsive urge to compile new kernels!
 | 
 | Regards,
 | 
 | Manish.
 | 
 | 
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 | 

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