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Re: fxp problems on amd64

For what it's worth, the same intel NIC works in another  AMD64 machine.  


On Tuesday 29 March 2011 17:38:44 Adam K Kirchhoff wrote:
> I have a workstation here onto which I have installed NetBSD 5.1/amd64.
> Everything during the installation went fine and upon rebooting the
> first thing I tried to do was acquire an IP address on the intel NIC,
> which was detected as fxp0:
> fxp0 at pci5 dev 5 function 0: i82559 Ethernet, rev 8
> fxp0: interrupting at ioapic1 pin 2
> fxp0: Ethernet address 00:02:b3:10:15:db
> inphy0 at fxp0 phy 1: i82555 10/100 media interface, rev. 4
> inphy0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
> Unfortunately, dhclient fails to acquire an IP address.  If I manually
> set one, I'm still unable to ping the router on the network.  Mind you,
> the NIC is fine as slackware, vista, and FreeBSD all work with it.  I
> then downloaded and upgraded from the latest daily ISO.  Once again, the
> NIC failed to acquire an IP address.  The driver can clearly tell if
> there is  cable plugged in, as the status switches from "active" to "no
> carrier".
> Now, today I downloaded and burned the i386 5.1 CD and rebooted.  I quit
> out of the installer and ran dhclient from the shell...  And, much to my
> surprise, I was able to get an IP address.
> I'm attaching the full dmesg from the 5.1.0_PATCH/amd64.  If there is
> anything I can test to get this working, please let me know.
> Adam

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