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nx_nic Linux driver link problem

RobertGasz
Occasional Visitor

nx_nic Linux driver link problem

Hi,

 

We have a DL980 G7. I downloaded the hp-nx_nic-4.0.585-2.src.rpm driver. Compiled, and installed it.

We have an interface without pulled cable, but the driver shows, it is up:

 

root@dbractst51:~# ethtool eth5
Settings for eth5:
Supported ports: [ TP ]
Supported link modes: 10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full
100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full
1000baseT/Half 1000baseT/Full
Supports auto-negotiation: Yes
Advertised link modes: 100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full
1000baseT/Half 1000baseT/Full
Advertised pause frame use: No
Advertised auto-negotiation: Yes
Speed: Unknown!
Duplex: Unknown! (255)
Port: Twisted Pair
PHYAD: 1
Transceiver: external
Auto-negotiation: off
MDI-X: Unknown
Supports Wake-on: g
Wake-on: g
Current message level: 0x00000005 (5)
Link detected: no
root@dbractst51:~# ifconfig eth5
eth5 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr D4:85:64:4B:16:25
inet addr:172.21.124.63 Bcast:172.21.124.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
Interrupt:77

root@dbractst51:~# ethtool -i eth5
driver: nx_nic
version: 4.0.585
firmware-version: 4.0.585
bus-info: 0000:04:00.1
root@dbractst51:~#

 

Can somebody help?

 

Regards,

Robert