Bug 89471 - (NET SK98) Syskonnect SK9843 not found when loading sk98lin module
(NET SK98) Syskonnect SK9843 not found when loading sk98lin module
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Garzik
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-04-23 04:21 EDT by krt lastname
Modified: 2013-07-02 22:10 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 11:40:49 EDT
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Description krt lastname 2003-04-23 04:21:24 EDT
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Description of problem:
After performing a new install of RH9 on a dual athlon mp2000 box (asus a7m266d
motherboard, with 64bit pci), RH9 cannot find the Syskonnect SK9843 SX card that
I have.  This card shows up in lspci and when I cat /proc/pci

This card works fine in RH7.3 on the same box with the same hardware in the same
configuration.


Here is the RH7.3 output:
eth1: SysKonnect SK-NET Gigabit Ethernet Adapter SK-9843 SX
      PrefPort:A  RlmtMode:Check Link State
eth1: network connection up using port A
    speed:           1000
    autonegotiation: yes
    duplex mode:     full
    flowctrl:        remote send


When I do a modprobe with RH9 I get the usual "cannot find hardware, you may
need to specify IRQ's etc." message.  I do not have a dump of the error message
or the lspci output from the RH9 box, sorry.



Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
stock rh9 kernel (2.4.20-6)

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot box
2. try to modprobe sk98lin
3. watch it fail
    

Actual Results:  it failed!

Expected Results:  it should have given me a nice eth0 interface to play with

Additional info:

this box also has a 3ware controller on its 64 bit pci bus.  Again, the same
-exact- hardware configuration works with RH7.3 fine.
Comment 1 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 11:40:49 EDT
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem
persists.

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/

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