Re: eth0: no link during initialization failure with Nvidia ethernet ports
On Tuesday 26 July 2005 07:57 pm, Carrick Detweiler wrote:
> Try bringing up eth1 instead. I too have a board with two nvidia nics
> (msi neo4) and sometimes the primary ends up as eth0 and other times eth1.
Thanks for the suggestion. I should have mentioned that both eth0 and eth1
reported the no link during initialization.
> John Schmidt wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I used Len Sorenson's install image -- sarge-amd64-2.6.12-netinst.iso on
> > a Tyan S2895 Thunder K8WE board. This board has 2 onboard 802.3 Nvidia
> > ethernet ports. I used the forcedeth module (version 0.32). The eth0
> > port registered the following error in dmesg:
> > eth0: no link during initialization
> > As a result of this failure, I couldn't complete the rest of the
> > installation. Everything up to the point of requiring 'net access worked
> > fine with Len's install image.
> > I will probably look to getting some kind of pci ethernet card to put in
> > this box, that is unless some individual can point me to a solution to
> > getting eth0 up and running with the forcedeth module.
> > Any ideas about getting the onboard ethernet ports working or am I going
> > to have to go the route of getting some pci card. And if so, suggestions
> > on good, well supported cards would be appreciated.
> > Thanks Len for this install image.
> > John Schmidt