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Re: VT6105 LAN on motherboard working with Debian stable 3.0r2

Mark Roach wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-02-28 at 11:28 +0000, Chris Evans wrote:

> > Motherboard is described at:
> > http://www.viavpsd.com/product/epia_cl_spec.jsp?motherboardId=181
> > says: chipset is - VIA CLE266 North Bridge and - VIA VT8235 South 
> > Bridge and: - VIA VT6105 LOM - VT6103 10/100 Base -T 10/100 Fast 
> > Ethernet Controller.  CPU is detected as "Centaur VIA Nehemiah 
> > stepping 03"

I have that mainboard (but the 600 MHz Samuel 2 version) and happily
run Debian GNU/Linux on it.


> From briefly searching the web, that seems to be a card that works,
> at least under 2.4 kernels, using the via-rhine driver. This is a
> good place for this question.

I can confirm that both Ethernet interfaces work with the via-rhine
module of the 2.6.3 kernel which I'm using. One is recognised as:

00:0f.0 Ethernet controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6105 [Rhine-III]
(rev 8b)

and the other one as:

00:12.0 Ethernet controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6102 [Rhine-II]
(rev 74)

So, perhaps the kernel you (the original poster) are using is too old?

Stefan Bellon

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