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Re: sk0: no PHY found!



* L. V. Lammert <lvl_(_at_)_omnitec_(_dot_)_net> [2005-03-16 17:33]:
> At 05:14 PM 3/16/2005 +0100, you wrote:
> 
> >well, the really interesting question is what linux does to the chip
> >that it behaves like that. I have plenty of marvell-sks and none has
> >issues like that, but none has ever booted linux of course either.
> 
> The Linux Knoppix 3.4 seemed to set the chip for an 'autoselect' mode, but 
> when the sk0 driver booted it couldn't find any media. After forcing the 
> Linux driver to a specific media (10/100), everything worked fine until the 
> port started locking up.
> 
> Apparently there is an issue with the sk driver and ASUS MBs, but since 
> adding a NIC is actually a decent solution (less than $10), it didn't seem 
> worth spending the time to investigate.

I have plenty of asus mainboards with onboard sks and none has this 
issue (again, never tortured them with linux either).

it is worth investigating.

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