[coreboot] i82801xx nic problems.

joe at smittys.pointclark.net joe at smittys.pointclark.net
Thu Jan 31 23:34:25 CET 2008

Quoting joe at smittys.pointclark.net:

> Quoting Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se>:
>> On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 09:50:08AM -0500, joe at smittys.pointclark.net wrote:
>>> device pci 1e.0 on # PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge
>>> chip drivers/pci/onboard
>>> device pci 08.0 on end # Intel Corporation 82801DB PRO/100 VE Ethernet
>>> do_pci_scan_bridge for PCI: 00:1e.0
>>> PCI: pci_scan_bus for bus 01
>>> PCI: devfn 0x38, bad id 0xffffffff
>>> Disabling static device: PCI: 01:08.0
>> It was mentioned a while ago that the PCI ids in debug output is
>> offset by one from the config ids. I don't know for sure, but it's
>> worth investigating.
>> //Peter
> Hmm the correct device id is listed in pci_ids.h, is that what you mean?
> I have a feeling that the nic is not powering on. With the original
> bios the lights on the nic come on about 3 seconds after power up.
> With coreboot there are no lights at all. I wonder if there is a
> register switch to turn it on???? I'm stumped.....I wonder if the guys
> at etherboot could help me???
How would do a dump of the nics eeprom in Linux? I'm thinking this is  
where the problem is coming from???

Thanks - Joe

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