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Re: SIS900 DCHP Problem



On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 03:47:51PM +0100, Robert Epprecht wrote:
> I am not the guy you talk about, but with kernel 2.4.18 dmesg said:
> sis900.c: v1.08.02 11/30/2001
> eth0: Error EERPOM read ffff
> 
> I was told, that the reason was the driver not able to read the mac address
> on the card. I had to update to kernel 2.4.20 and switch ACPI off to get
> sis900 running.  (The ACPI stuff seems to be related to my motherboard).

yeah, that's the error i was talking about.  you can tell because of the
typho (should be EEPROM, not EERPROM).  do you still get that message?
i wrote a patch for it that i believe works, but i don't have a card
to test it on :)


	sean

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