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Re: dhcp not working on machine



--- Rick Stevens <rstevens internap com> wrote:

> On Tue, 2007-08-21 at 16:02 -0700, Antonio Olivares
> wrote:
> > Dear list,
> > 
> > dhcp is not working on one of my machines.  
> > 
> > dmesg returns:
> > 
> > 8139cp: 10/100 PCI Ethernet driver v1.3 (Mar 22,
> 2004)
> > 8139cp 0000:00:0f.0: This (id 10ec:8139 rev 10) is
> not an 8139C+ compatible chip
> > 8139cp 0000:00:0f.0: Try the "8139too" driver
> instead.
> > ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:00:10.0[A] -> GSI 19
> (level, low) -> IRQ 21
> > firewire_ohci: Added fw-ohci device 0000:00:10.0,
> OHCI version 1.0
> > 8139too Fast Ethernet driver 0.9.28
> > ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:00:0f.0[A] -> GSI 18
> (level, low) -> IRQ 22
> > eth0: RealTek RTL8139 at 0xde950000,
> 00:30:1b:3e:d4:b7, IRQ 22
> > eth0:  Identified 8139 chip type 'RTL-8100B/8139D'
> > 
> > 
> > What does this mean?
> > 
> > 8139cp 0000:00:0f.0: Try the "8139too" driver
> instead.
> > 
> > I can configure manually, but dhcp was working
> before.
> 
> Try changing your /etc/modprobe.conf file from:
> 
> 	alias eth0 8139cp
> 
> to
> 
> 	alias eth0 8139too
> 
> The log is saying that your hardware isn't
> compatible with the 8139cp
> driver and that you should try the 8139too driver. 
> And the last bit
> of what you included above shows the 8139too driver
> identifying your
> stuff.
> 
>
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> - CDN Systems, Internap, Inc.               
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> -- 

Thank you Rick for a quick response and advice.  Will
apply tommorrow and report back.  I manually
configured the network and logged on to get the
machine fully updated.  

Regards,

Antonio 


       
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