"IP-Config: Failed to open eth0" on epia-m

ron minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Thu Apr 15 16:09:01 CEST 2004

On Thu, 15 Apr 2004, Larry Matter wrote:

> sorry if this is off-topic for this list:
> I just started trying linuxbios because I am unhappy with how long it
> takes the standard bios to boot over pxe (though it does work nicely).

I have also just built a linuxbios, and it gets to filo and is fine ... 
but I STILL have the damned 'half baud rate' bug for anyone who has the 

Dave Ashley fixed this I think.

> via-rhine.c:v1.10-LK1.1.19  July-12-2003  Written by Donald Becker
>   http://www.scyld.com/network/via-rhine.html
> PCI: No IRQ known for interrupt pin A of device 00:12.0. Please try using
> pci=biosirq.
> eth0: VIA VT6102 Rhine-II at 0x1400, 00:40:63:d4:17:70, IRQ 0.
> eth0: MII PHY found at address 1, status 0x786d advertising 05e1 Link 45e1.

the IRQ is not getting set correctly, I will look at this too. 


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