[solved] Re: rtl 8139 cp problems

Sven Richter sveri-list at gmx.de
Thu Mar 9 09:38:38 UTC 2006

I had to add "acpi=off" to the boot options from grub
in /boot/grub/menu.lst it now looks like this:
kernel   /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.12-10-386 root=/dev/sda1 ro quiet splash acpi = off

Sven Richter
On Tuesday 07 March 2006 09:20, Sven Richter wrote:
> Hi,
>  i have a realtek 8139 c+ onboard nic.
>  When i installed kubuntu i wasnt able to set it up with dchp.
>  (Other boxes here did well with the dhcp server)
>  Later i set it up manually with
>  ifconfig eth1 up
>  and added a route with
>  route add default gw dev eth1
>  ifconfig show the correct output, everthing seems to be fine.
>  I can ping the nic
>  ping
>  and it seems to work too.
>  But if i want to ping the server
>  ping
>  it says:
>  ping (.....) with .. bytes of data (this is the server)
>  from icmp... destination host seems unreachable
>  So i plugged another pci nic in, unfortunately again a realtek rtl 8139 c+
>  and disabled the onboard nic.
>  But its the same again.
>  I checked all settings with somebody helpful in the kubuntu irc channel,
>  and they are correct.
>  Theres only one thing which seems strange.
>  After booting two modules (8139too and 8139cp) are loaded.
>  If i remove the 8139cp module, restart the network and try to ping it
> says: ping
>  eth0 network is unreachable
>  And if remove the 9139too module and load the other one it says:
>  ifconfig eth0 ... up
>  SIOCSIFADDR: didnt find a suitable interface (its my translation because
> the output comes in german )
>  Does anybody have an idea where the problem could be.
>  I dont have anymore of them
>  Thanks in Advance
>  Sven

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