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Old 04-29-07, 05:53 AM   #35
bingen
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Default Re: is nForce MCP61 supported in Linux?

Hi,

I have an AsRock K8NF6G-VSTA mother board (with Sempron 3000+), chipset MCP61 and onboard lan Realtek PHY RTL8201CL (10de:03ef), but it's not recognized with ubuntu (now feisty 7.04, but before I tried with 6.10). I've updated the BIOS (now running 1.5). I've installed the following kernel: 2.6.18 (did not boot), 2.6.19 y 2.6.20 (default with Feisty), without success. I get this error in dmesg:

[ 13.922917] forcedeth.c: Reverse Engineered nForce ethernet driver. Version 0.59.
[ 14.718393] PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:00:07.0 to 64
[ 14.718403] forcedeth: using HIGHDMA
[ 14.720121] 0000:00:07.0: open: Could not find a valid PHY.
[ 14.720132] ACPI: PCI interrupt for device 0000:00:07.0 disabled
[ 14.720139] forcedeth: probe of 0000:00:07.0 failed with error -12

I've also tried to compile and install latest version of forcedeth (0.60), boot with several parameters like NOAPIC NOLAPIC ACPI=off irqpoll, pci=routeirq, acpi=noirq, ... and I got always same result.

I've read about problems with sound and graphics, but I just want this box to act as a server, so I don't need them, but ethernet is of course necessary...

¿Can anybody help me? Those who managed to get this mobo working, which version of BIOS, kernel and forcedeth do you have?

Thanks,

ßingen.
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