problem with network card in P35+ICH9

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Sat Feb 16 12:03:04 UTC 2008

> I own a MSI P35 Neo with following chips [1]:
> "One Ultra DMA 66/100/133 IDE controller integrated in Marvell(R) 88SE6111"
> "SATAII controller integrated in ICH9/ICH9R and Marvell(R) 88SE6111 chipest"
> "Supports AHCI controller with SATA RAID 0/1/0+1/5 or JBOD mode by ICH9R"
> "Supports one SATAII port by 88SE6111"
> "Supports PCI Express LAN 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by Realtek 8111B"
> 1st problem: PATA DVD drive: boots the kernel from install cd -> can't
> mount root fs from cd for installation

get 6 at boot loader and

set hw.ata.atapi_dma=0

SATA works fine.

i have similar motherboard, forget about Realtek 8111B it's terrible. buy 
some normal network card, or - use realtek but with hardware checksumming 

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