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    Problem with e1000 in SuSe 9.2

    Previously I used SuSe 8.2 and everything was OK. Now, I got a new hard drive and switched to SuSe 9.2 which does not bring the network interface up. Here is the corresponding output from dmesg:

    e1000: Ignoring new-style parameters in presence of obsolete ones
    Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - version 5.3.19-k2-NAPI
    Copyright (c) 1999-2004 Intel Corporation.
    PCI: Found IRQ 9 for device 0000:02:0c.0
    PCI: Sharing IRQ 9 with 0000:00:1d.2
    PCI: Sharing IRQ 9 with 0000:00:1f.1
    PCI: Sharing IRQ 9 with 0000:00:1f.2
    e1000: eth0: e1000_probe: The EEPROM Checksum Is Not Valid
    e1000: probe of 0000:02:0c.0 failed with error -5

    I have no idea what to do. Could anyone help me?

  2. #2
    That's a lot of IRQ sharing...have you tried appending noapic to your bootloader?
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    I've just tried it but it didn't make any difference in the dmesg output.

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