Re: [SKY2] Does anyone have this driver working?

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Thu Feb 22 2007 - 13:32:52 EST

On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 10:13:01PM +0100, Patrick Ale wrote:

> Hi,

Hi Patrick,

> And now, for something completely different, no libata ;-)
> I was wondering if any of you ever got the sky2 driver working

there are many people who are successfully using this card.

> (gigabit network card found in most Siemens E laptops).
> Which kernel I am trying, 2.6.17-gentoo (the kernel on the install
> CD), 2.6.20, the latest gits, nothing works. It either tells me "Link
> not ready" when bringing the interface up or it just gives massive
> time outs.
> Then, after literaly 6 reboots, it might get a DHCPACK, work, till the
> next reboot, then same story all over again.
> Any clue towards module settings or patches are welcome,

The maintainer for this driver is:

P: Stephen Hemminger
M: shemminger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
L: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
S: Maintained

> At the moment I am compiling Jeff's netdev upstream-linus.
> Patrick



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