[wplug-bsd] More NIC hassle
trhodes at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jul 8 20:57:18 EDT 2005
On Fri, 8 Jul 2005 19:12:12 -0400 (EDT)
Brandon Kuczenski <brandon at 301south.net> wrote:
> This is unbelievable. Same box, running FreeBSD 5.3. I have another card
> in now, using the de driver, but NOW the old card -- the one that worked
> up until now -- is having the same problem: "no route to host" when
> netstat -rn is fine and ifconfig is fine. I can't even ping the router --
> I get "no route to host" for any address except localhost.
> What the hell is going on? I know this card works -- I've been using it
> for hours now. ALl that changed was that I put in a new card.
> The new card doesn't work either -- dmesg reports "can't read ENET ROM
> (why=-4)". Though it does seem to identify the card correctly (de0), it
> doesn't create an interface.
> Here's the dmesg output for the card (copied by hand, since it has no net
> Jul 8 18:45:46 cytoplasm kernel: de0: <Digital 21140A Fast Ethernet> Port
> 0x1080-10ff mem 0xf4008000-0xf400807f irq 10 at device 14.0 on pci0
> Jul 8 18:45:46 cytoplasm kernel: de0: can't read ENET ROM (why=-4)
> Jul 8 18:45:46 cytoplasm kernel: de0: 21140A [10-100Mb/s] pass 2.0
> Jul 8 18:45:46 cytoplasm kernel: de0: address unknown
> I can't understand why this is so hard. WHAT AM I NOT GETTING???? FreeBSD
> 5.3 should do all this shit by itself. Fifteen hours of work to get two
> NICs working. ANd both cards have already been shown to work in other
> Can anybody help?
Do you have the devd daemon running from rc.conf?
What is the output from:
Is the bpf device built into the kernel?
Do you have miibus in your kernel file?
Sorry if these questions were already asked but I haven't been
paying attention due to lack of time. My apologies.
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