Subject: Re: 2.0 and Asus A7N8X-E Deluxe motherboard
To: Samuel Lacas <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-i386
Date: 03/28/2005 15:11:50
On Fri, 25 Mar 2005, Samuel Lacas wrote:

> David Brownlee wrote:
>>     There was a problem with sk* in 2.0 which has been fixed for
>>     2.0.1 and later. If you can build your own kernel from 2.0.2
>>     sources then I'd suggest doing that, otherwise I can send you
>>     a 2.0.2 GENERIC if it would help.
> Hi,
> I tried with your kernel. Things have evolved but still not solved.
> Ifconfig still says "status: no carrier" and dhclient sleeps after
> having tried to DISCOVER several times without success. The changes
> are that I get "sk0: watchdog timeout" between each dhclient's request, which 
> are synchronized with the led on the Ethernet socket: the led blinks once and 
> the "watchdog" times-out right after.

 	Can you try assigning an address directly (on the command
 	line or via rc.conf). I'm using an asus A8V deluxe with an
 	sk0 without problems, though I've never run dhclient on it
 	(its a production box on our DMZ :)

 		David/absolute       -- No hype required --