6.0-RELEASE /dev/pci still has config for uninstalled LAN card

Mark Kirkwood markir at paradise.net.nz
Thu Mar 16 22:07:19 UTC 2006

Mark Kirkwood wrote:
> I recently did a motherboard swap (removed VIA Apollo 133A board and 
> added VIA Apollo 266 based one). The new board has its own LAN (Intel 
> 82559), so I removed the PCI LAN card (VIA Rhine III based card).
> I noticed this in the boot up:
> vr0: <VIA VT6102 Rhine II 10/100BaseTX> port 0xc400-0xc4ff mem 
> 0xf7101000-0xf71010ff irq 11 at device 18.0 on pci0
> vr0: MII without any phy!
> device_attach: vr0 attach returned 6
> And pciconf shows:
> # pciconf -lv
> ....
> vr0 at pci0:18:0:  class=0x020000 card=0x01021106 chip=0x30651106 rev=0x62 
> hdr=0x00
>     vendor   = 'VIA Technologies Inc'
>     device   = 'VT6102 Rhine II PCI Fast Ethernet Controller'
>     class    = network
>     subclass = ethernet

Figured this out - the new mobo has an optional stub for a second add on 
LAN card (the VIA Rhine VT6102 II) and the card I removed happened to be 
a VIA VT6105 Rhine III (close enough to confused me!). Disabling the 
optional stub in the BIOS has cleaned the various warnings.

Sorry for the noise.


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