[tulip] tulip-diag eeprom writing - some questions
Wed, 19 Jul 2000 02:10:57 -0400 (EDT)
On Thu, 13 Jul 2000 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I have several Znyx 346 (4 port) (21140) ethernet cards. One of these
> cards seems to have meet an unfortunate accident and the eeprom contents
> are reported as missing. I have other cards that report ok etc. Below is a
I don't think the EEPROM is the problem.
> Index #24: Found a Digital DS21140 Tulip adapter at 0x9480.
> Port selection is 10mpbs-serial, half-duplex.
> Transmit stopped, Receive stopped, half-duplex.
> The Rx process state is 'Stopped'.
> The Tx process state is 'Stopped'.
> The transmit threshold is 72.
> Index #25: Found a Digital DS21140 Tulip adapter at 0x5800.
> Port selection is 100mbps-SYM/PCS 100baseTx scrambler, full-duplex.
> Transmit started, Receive started, full-duplex.
> The Rx process state is 'Transferring Rx frame into memory'.
> The Tx process state is 'Closing Tx descriptor'.
> PCI bus error!: Unknown 7.
Hmmm, these are not likely correct.
> The transmit unit is set to store-and-forward.
> Interrupt sources are pending! CSR5 is ffffffff.
That's definitely bogus. The chip doesn't exist in I/O space.
Run pci-config, or something similar, to see if the chip is in ACPI power
down mode. But this isn't likely -- some program would have to put the chip
> WARNING: The EEPROM is missing or erased!
> This interface is missing the EEPROM.
> This is likely the non-primary interface on a multiport board.
> EEPROM contents:
> ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff ffff
This is just the result of the 21143 chip not existing in I/O space.
Donald Becker email@example.com
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