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Re: [K12OSN] LTSP Lab Slow to Boot



Thanks. These are on the board, so we just bought a new card and are
running the interface to the clients on eth2.

On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 6:27 PM, Robert Arkiletian <robark gmail com> wrote:
> On 9/16/08, Todd O'Bryan <toddobryan gmail com> wrote:
>> I don't see any sky2 in the lsmod output, but I don't know where to
>> look. Here it is:
>
> The lines of importance are
>
> skge                   43664  0
> ...
> forcedeth              52108  0
>
> nvidia's driver forcedeth (nforce ethernet) is reverse engineered.
> It's not the best.
>
> skge I believe is the Marvell/SysKonnect gigabit ethernet driver. I
> think Stephen Hemminger wrote the driver with docs provided under NDA.
> Even still, I think he mentioned it was a difficult driver to
> implement and others have also had problems with it.
>
> not sure why you have both modules loaded. Maybe one wraps the other.
> If you continue to have problems with these then try an Intel pci-e or
> pci-x gigabit nic for eth0.
>
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