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.