Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 47436
3c556 Laptop Tornado NIC problems
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:34:28 EDT
HP6000 laptop, builtin 3Com "minipci" ethernet adapter. Worked fine under
stock RH7.1. Fails at bootup with no link, but repeated ifdown/ifup seems
to eventually work. No errors are reported by ifconfig.
00:0b.0 Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation 3c556 Laptop Tornado (rev 10)
Subsystem: 3Com Corporation: Unknown device 6256
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 80, IRQ 10
I/O ports at 1800 [size=128]
Memory at f4002400 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=128]
Memory at f4002000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=128]
Expansion ROM at <unassigned> [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities:  Power Management version 1
3c59x.c:LK1.1.13 27 Jan 2001 Donald Becker and other.
eth0: 3Com PCI 3c556 Laptop Tornado at 0x1800, 00:00:86:41:c4:4d, IRQ 10
product code 0000 rev 00.0 date 09-02-99
eth0: CardBus functions mapped f4002000->c8844000
8K byte-wide RAM 5:2 Rx:Tx split, MII interface.
MII transceiver found at address 0, status 7809.
Enabling bus-master transmits and whole-frame receives.
eth0: scatter/gather disabled. h/w checksums enabled.
This defect considered SHOULD-FIX for Fairfax gold-release.
Seems to work fine in beta 3 (kernel 2.4.6-3.1)