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Re: FC4, Acer Aspire, SiS900, and Network Troubles



On Friday 03 March 2006 18:51, Christian Brink wrote:
> I just got my new Acer Aspire3005WLCi. It has an internal SiS900
> Ethernet NIC, but I can't get it to work at all. No ARP, no ping,
> nothing. But the lights work.
>
> I reloaded Windows (as much as it pained me) and the NIC worked fine. I
> am using the same cable/cable path as the Windows test. It's going to a
> D-Link DSS-5+ 10/100 Fast Ethernet Switch.
>
> lsmod shows the sis900 module loaded.
>
> modprobe.conf shows:
> alias eth0 sis900
>
> dmesg shows:
> sis900.c: v1.08.08 Jan 22 2005
> eth0: SiS 900 PCI Fast Ethernet at 0x1800, IRQ 3, (MAC in Hex)
>
> messages shows:
> kernel: sis900.c: v1.08.08 Jan 22 2005
> kernel: 0000:00:04.0: Realtek RTL8201 PHY transceiver found at address 13
> kernel: eth0: SiS 900 PCI Fast EThernet at 0x1800, IRQ 3, (MAC in Hex)
> kernel: eth0 Media Link On 100mbps full-duplex
> kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0: transmit timed out
> kernel: eth0: Transmit timeout, status 00000004 00000241
> (last 2 messages repeated)
>
> lspci shows:
> 00:04.0 Ethernet controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS900 PCI
> Fast Ethernet (rev91)
>
> I ping a machine and I only see my side sending out an arp request with
> no response. Obviously nothing shows in the arp table.
>
>
> --
> Christan Brink

Add 
acpi=ht
to the end of the boot line in your grub.conf and reboot.

-
-- 
Tony


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