Re: Problem: NIC doesn't work anymore, SIOCIFADDR-errors

From: Jonathan Brugge (
Date: Wed Feb 14 2001 - 09:17:09 EST

Here's the output from dmesg, after deleting some unimportant stuff like
sound and graphics-init. I don't see any errors that have something to do
with my NIC, the detected type (Winbond 89C940) is the right one.

Linux version 2.4.0-prerelease (root@odysseus) (gcc version 2.95.3 20010125
(prerelease)) #2 Tue Feb 13 20:27:53 CET 2001
PCI: PCI BIOS revision 2.10 entry at 0xfdb71, last bus=1
PCI: Using configuration type 1
PCI: Probing PCI hardware
PCI: Using IRQ router default [1022/740b] at 00:07.3
isapnp: Scanning for Pnp cards...
isapnp: Card 'ESS ES1868 Plug and Play AudioDrive'
isapnp: 1 Plug & Play card detected total
Linux NET4.0 for Linux 2.4
Based upon Swansea University Computer Society NET3.039
DMI 2.3 present.
29 structures occupying 974 bytes.
DMI table at 0x000F04F0.
pty: 256 Unix98 ptys configured
Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 6.31
ide: Assuming 66MHz system bus speed for PIO modes
AMD7409: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev 39
AMD7409: chipset revision 3
AMD7409: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
AMD7409: disabling single-word DMA support (revision < C4)
    ide0: BM-DMA at 0xf000-0xf007, BIOS settings: hda:DMA, hdb:pio
    ide1: BM-DMA at 0xf008-0xf00f, BIOS settings: hdc:pio, hdd:DMA
Serial driver version 5.02 (2000-08-09) with MANY_PORTS SHARE_IRQ SERIAL_PCI
ISAPNP enabled
ttyS00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A
ttyS01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A
ne2k-pci.c:v1.02 10/19/2000 D. Becker/P. Gortmaker
eth0: Winbond 89C940 found at 0xde00, IRQ 9, 00:20:18:80:B0:95.
NET4: Linux TCP/IP 1.0 for NET4.0
IP Protocols: ICMP, UDP, TCP, IGMP
IP: routing cache hash table of 1024 buckets, 8Kbytes
TCP: Hash tables configured (established 8192 bind 8192)
NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0.
devfs: v0.102 (20000622) Richard Gooch (
devfs: boot_options: 0x2
VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly.
Freeing unused kernel memory: 212k freed
Adding Swap: 208836k swap-space (priority -1)

>From: Jeff Garzik <>
>To: Jonathan Brugge <>
>Subject: Re: Problem: NIC doesn't work anymore, SIOCIFADDR-errors
>Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 05:15:26 -0600 (CST)
>Check out REPORTING-BUGS in the kernel source code... In particular
>getting 'dmesg' output would be most helpful.
> Jeff

Jonathan Brugge

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