[Bug 62206] Re: Marvell 88E8056 gigabyte LAN interface on asus p5b doesn't work

Tog tony.hessler at btinternet.com
Tue Mar 10 22:08:02 UTC 2009

ASUS P5Q-E motherboard, two on-board Marvell ethernet adapters, neither of which works.
lspci -v output:
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 12)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device 81f8
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 219
	Memory at fe9fc000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
	I/O ports at c800 [size=256]
	Expansion ROM at fe9c0000 [disabled] [size=128K]
	Capabilities: [48] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [50] Vital Product Data <?>
	Capabilities: [5c] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit+ Queue=0/0 Enable+
	Capabilities: [e0] Express Legacy Endpoint, MSI 00
	Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting <?>
	Kernel driver in use: sky2
I have tried the sk98lin driver but this does not work either.
13: PCI 200.0: 0200 Ethernet controller
  [Created at pci.310]
  UDI: /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pci_11ab_4364
  Unique ID: mY_N.lJIN+p5NzvB
  Parent ID: HnsE.cl8tOgOWATC
  SysFS ID: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1c.5/0000:02:00.0
  SysFS BusID: 0000:02:00.0
  Hardware Class: network
  Model: "Marvell 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller"
  Vendor: pci 0x11ab "Marvell Technology Group Ltd."
  Device: pci 0x4364 "88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller"
  SubVendor: pci 0x1043 "ASUSTeK Computer Inc."
  SubDevice: pci 0x81f8 
  Revision: 0x12
  Driver: "sky2"
  Driver Modules: "sky2"
  Device File: eth2
  Memory Range: 0xfe9fc000-0xfe9fffff (rw,non-prefetchable)
  I/O Ports: 0xc800-0xc8ff (rw)
  Memory Range: 0xfe9c0000-0xfe9dffff (ro,prefetchable,disabled)
  IRQ: 219 (1 event)
  HW Address: 00:22:15:63:bb:6f
  Module Alias: "pci:v000011ABd00004364sv00001043sd000081F8bc02sc00i00"
  Driver Info #0:
    Driver Status: sky2 is active
    Driver Activation Cmd: "modprobe sky2"

Marvell 88E8056 gigabyte LAN interface on asus p5b doesn't work
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