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Re: 2.4.20 kernel and RTL8139

On Tue, 15 Apr 2003, Andrew Perrin wrote:

> What happens if you try manually (as root) to assign an IP address using
> /sbin/dhclient eth0

"Setting 100mbps full-duplex (unable to decipher writing, able?? :-) on
autonegotiated partner ability 45e1" and then it times out.

> When you compiled the new kernel, did you include the PACKET and FILTER
> options under networking? THese are required for dhcp client.

 Yep. A difference I noticed between 2.2 and 2.4.20 is that it assigns
a different IRQ to eth0, 2.2 assigns 10 and 2.4.20 assigns 18. But my
XP boot assigns 18 also, and that one connects to the network.

Alex Borghgraef

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