As I was experimenting with music server software, I noticed something odd with the network config on my Linux box.
syslog was constantly reporting this error:
eth0: PNIC2 transmit timed out, status e4660000, CSR6/7 e0406002 / effffbff CSR12 000000c8, resetting…
Uh, hmm. Rebooted the Linux box for the first time in months. Noticed this in
eth0: Lite-On PNIC-II rev 37 at 0xe800, 00:C0:F0:74:8D:91, IRQ 10.
eth0: Autonegotiation failed, using 10baseT, link beat status 10cc.
Half-duplex 10baseT on a full-duplex 100baseTX network ain't gonna cut it. Driver problem? (I'm running kernel 2.4.20-mh18, card uses
My driver install log:
- download all drivers using
ncftpget ftp://ftp.scyld.com/pub/network/to new dir
- backup my
- errors compiling
- success with
make all, typed
- dependency error with
depmod -a, rebooted
No luck, same error in
syslog. Discovered card brand and ID: Kingston KNE111TX, freebie from DSL provider, I think. Rummage through box in closet. Find Linksys LNE100TX. Power down. 12 screws later, power up.