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Old 02-24-09, 10:52 PM   #1
devy100
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Default Link error with MCP67 Ethernet

Ethernet controller: nVidia Corporation MCP67 Ethernet (rev a2)
Board: GF7025-M2

I have a situation where the link only comes up if I attach the Ethernet cable at a particular point during the boot process.

If I power on the machine with the Ethernet cable attached, the Ethernet port will blink once during boot, then turn off. I then get the following in the kernel log:
Code:
eth0: no link during initialization.
If instead, I attach the cable a few seconds after the port blinks, it will turn on, and I get the following:
Code:
eth0: link up.
So it seems that there is some timing issue at work here?
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