Ethernet on a PowerCenter Pro

phandel at phandel at
Fri Sep 3 17:10:21 EST 1999

On Thu, 2 Sep 1999, Alex Vallens wrote:

> Although this may be a very simple problem, I just can't get LinuxPPC 5
> to recognize the built-in ethernet controller on my Power Computing
> Power Center Pro 240. Has anyone had any success with this particular
> machine, or have any insight to the right settings under the control
> panel?

My PowerCenter Pro 210's built-in ethernet has worked fine with every
kernel I've found & made myself.  Here's what dmesg says:

eth0: MACE at 00:05:[etc.], chip revision 9.64

Just make sure you compile a kernel with PowerMac MACE ethernet support,
and you should be fine.


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