Boot time msgs are :
PCI: Probing PCI hardware on host bus 0.
Linux NET4.0 for Linux 2.4
Based upon Swansea University Computer Society NET3.039
pty: 256 Unix98 ptys configured
Serial driver version 5.05c (2001-07-08) with MANY_PORTS SHARE_IRQ
SERIAL_PCI edttyS00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A
ttyS01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A
block: 128 slots per queue, batch=32
RAMDISK driver initialized: 16 RAM disks of 30720K size 1024 blocksize
loop: loaded (max 8 devices)
pcnet32_probe_pci: found device 0x001022.0x002000
eth0: PCnet/FAST III 79C973 at 0x1200, 00 d0 a0 00 01 29
pcnet32: pcnet32_private lp=a7f9b000 lp_dma_addr=0x7f9b000 assigned IRQ 10.
pcnet32.c:v1.25kf 26.9.1999 email@example.com
Apparently the device is being detected.
I am using ramdisk root which i created using busybox v0.60.1 and dont have
ifconfig or route built into it.
From: Justin Carlson
To: Dinesh Nagpure
Sent: 12/14/01 3:03 PM
Subject: Re: 2.4.16 on mips-malta, networking fails...
On Fri, 2001-12-14 at 14:52, Dinesh Nagpure wrote:
> I am trying kernel v2.4.16 on mips-malta, but networking does not seem
> working for me.
> ping errors out saying sendto: Network is unreachable.
> I have AMD PCNet32 PCI support enabled under Network device
> (10 or 100)- EISA, VLB, PCI and onboard controllers.
> Any ideas?
Is the network device being detected by the driver, e.g. do you see
any status messages from the driver on bootup?
What commands are you using to initialize the interface? What
does ifconfig say? How about route -n?