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Re: Ethernet port dead

Andrei Popescu <andreimpopescu@gmail.com> writes:

> On Vi, 22 oct 10, 14:58:12, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
>> I'm attaching the file ethernet-enquiry.tar.gz, that you can unpack with
>> `tar xzvf ethernet-enquiry.tar.gz'.  It's only 12Kb.  There are all those
>> outputs:
>> dmesg
>> ifconfig -a
>> uname -a
>> modprobe sis990
>> lspci -nnk
>> for the two different systems Debian Etch and Debian Lenny on the same
>> machine from two different partitions.
> Ok, it seems like the card is present in lspci only on Lenny (kernel 
> 2.6.26-1-686). Unfortunately I mistyped the module name, it should have 
> been sis900. Can you please retry the modprobe on lenny and then post 
> here 'ifconfig -a'?

`modprobe sis900' gets no output at all; the output of `ifconfig -a' is the one
I sent in the file `ethernet-enquiry.tar.gz'.

> As a sidenote, you might want to upgrade lenny to 
> linux-image-2.6.26-2-686, or just install linux-image-2.6-686, which 
> always depends on the latest kernel for the given suite.

Do you think the upgrade will solve the problem?


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