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- 08-04-2010 #1
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- Aug 2010
- London, UK
[SOLVED] Problem with Realtek RTL-8110SC/8169SC Gigabit Ethernet (rev
I'm at a loss as to why I can't post my message to this section of the forum. No matter what I try, it keeps on coming back with a message that I can't post links to other sites, even though I haven't done so, and I can't see where in my message it could look like I did. Do I need to post another 13 totally pointless messages before the message board will allow me to participate properly?
Within the original message I intended to post were the outputs from several commands I was recommended to post back here, which might help to diagnose my problem. I'll try again later.
What I originally wanted to write:
Problem with Realtek RTL-8110SC/8169SC Gigabit Ethernet (rev
To see my original thread about this please point your browser in this direction:
The coffee lounge -> 167697-intro-please-help
I can't link even within this site as I have less than 15 posts.(even though the warning that comes up is about linking to other sites)
Within that thread I was advised to post the output from these commands:
sudo lshw -C network lsmod dmesg | grep eth0
sudo lshw -C network *-network:0 description: Ethernet interface product: DP83815 (MacPhyter) Ethernet Controller vendor: National Semiconductor Corporation physical id: a bus info: pci@0000:00:0a.0 logical name: eth1 version: 00 serial: 00:09:5b:04:63:1b size: 100MB/s capacity: 100MB/s width: 32 bits clock: 33MHz capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list rom ethernet physical tp mii fibre 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=natsemi driverversion=2.1 duplex=full ip=192.168.10.16 latency=32 link=yes maxlatency=52 mingnt=11 multicast=yes port=twisted pair speed=100MB/s resources: irq:18 ioport:e000(size=256) memory:fa024000-fa024fff memory:40020000-4002ffff(prefetchable) *-network:1 description: Network controller product: BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller vendor: Broadcom Corporation physical id: b bus info: pci@0000:00:0b.0 version: 03 width: 32 bits clock: 33MHz capabilities: bus_master configuration: driver=b43-pci-bridge latency=32 resources: irq:19 memory:fa020000-fa021fff *-network:2 description: Ethernet interface product: RTL-8110SC/8169SC Gigabit Ethernet vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. physical id: d bus info: pci@0000:00:0d.0 logical name: eth0_rename version: 10 serial: 00:19:db:48:7c:16 size: 10MB/s capacity: 1GB/s width: 32 bits clock: 66MHz capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list rom ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt 1000bt-fd autonegotiation configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=r8169 driverversion=2.3LK-NAPI duplex=half latency=64 link=no maxlatency=64 mingnt=32 multicast=yes port=MII speed=10MB/s resources: irq:16 ioport:e100(size=256) memory:fa022000-fa0220ff memory:40000000-4001ffff(prefetchable) *-network DISABLED description: Wireless interface physical id: 1 logical name: wlan0 serial: 00:11:50:3d:2d:22 capabilities: ethernet physical wireless configuration: broadcast=yes multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bg lsmod Module Size Used by btrfs 458906 0 zlib_deflate 19568 1 btrfs crc32c 2519 1 libcrc32c 875 1 btrfs ufs 72774 0 qnx4 6484 0 hfsplus 70800 0 hfs 40754 0 minix 25197 0 ntfs 94791 0 vfat 8901 0 msdos 6392 0 fat 47767 2 vfat,msdos jfs 172650 0 xfs 513904 0 exportfs 3437 1 xfs reiserfs 225633 0 binfmt_misc 6587 1 ppdev 5259 0 fbcon 35102 71 tileblit 2031 1 fbcon font 7557 1 fbcon bitblit 4707 1 fbcon softcursor 1189 1 bitblit vga16fb 11385 0 vgastate 8961 1 vga16fb snd_via82xx 20058 2 snd_usb_audio 75765 1 gameport 9089 1 snd_via82xx snd_pcm_oss 35308 0 snd_ac97_codec 100646 1 snd_via82xx ac97_bus 1002 1 snd_ac97_codec snd_mpu401_uart 5617 1 snd_via82xx snd_mixer_oss 13746 1 snd_pcm_oss snd_seq_dummy 1338 0 snd_pcm 70662 4 snd_via82xx,snd_usb_audio,snd_pcm_oss,snd_ac97_codec snd_seq_oss 26726 0 snd_page_alloc 7076 2 snd_via82xx,snd_pcm snd_usb_lib 15658 1 snd_usb_audio snd_seq_midi 4557 0 snd_rawmidi 19056 3 snd_mpu401_uart,snd_usb_lib,snd_seq_midi snd_hwdep 5412 1 snd_usb_audio snd_seq_midi_event 6003 2 snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi arc4 1153 2 snd_seq 47263 6 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event nouveau 467048 2 snd_timer 19098 2 snd_pcm,snd_seq snd_seq_device 5700 5 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq ttm 49943 1 nouveau drm_kms_helper 29297 1 nouveau b43 157218 0 uvcvideo 56990 0 snd 54148 19 snd_via82xx,snd_usb_audio,snd_pcm_oss,snd_ac97_codec,snd_mpu401_uart,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_seq_oss,snd_rawmidi,snd_hwdep,snd_seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device drm 162471 4 nouveau,ttm,drm_kms_helper i2c_algo_bit 5028 1 nouveau mac80211 204922 1 b43 videodev 34361 1 uvcvideo v4l1_compat 13251 2 uvcvideo,videodev joydev 8708 0 psmouse 63245 0 serio_raw 3978 0 amd64_agp 7025 1 i2c_viapro 5573 0 k8temp 3024 0 soundcore 6620 1 snd cfg80211 126485 2 b43,mac80211 agpgart 31724 3 ttm,drm,amd64_agp led_class 2864 1 b43 shpchp 28820 0 lp 7028 0 parport 32635 2 ppdev,lp hid_logitech 7388 0 ff_memless 4093 1 hid_logitech usbhid 36110 1 hid_logitech hid 67032 2 hid_logitech,usbhid floppy 53016 0 natsemi 23934 0 ssb 37336 1 b43 r8169 33884 0 mii 4381 1 r8169 sata_via 6945 0 pata_via 7272 3 dmesg | grep eth0 [ 0.915629] eth0: RTL8169sc/8110sc at 0xf805e000, 00:19:db:48:7c:16, XID 18000000 IRQ 16 [ 10.896848] r8169: eth0_rename: link down [ 10.897053] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth0_rename: link is not ready
Last edited by paddy84; 08-04-2010 at 01:39 PM. Reason: To try to make this post more readable, if it won't get blocked again.
- 08-05-2010 #2
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- Aug 2010
- London, UK
Having installed an older network card into a spare PCI slot, I managed to get my box online, from where I was able to download the Realtek Driver and also to install the driver for my wireless card. As far as getting hardware recognised and useable, this problem is now solved. Next up will be trying to get a bridge working between the wireless and the Gigabit Lan so that I can get rid of the cable trailing up the stairwell in the house from the router in the living room to the switch for the server box and the dual booting gaming machine in the office upstairs. I'll try to get that going by myself before I post another thread.