No detection of 8169S Gb interface

George Georgalis george at
Sun Jul 17 20:51:42 PDT 2005

On Sun, Jul 17, 2005 at 11:41:45PM -0400, George Georgalis wrote:
>On Sat, Jul 16, 2005 at 11:33:43AM +0200, Thomas E. Spanjaard wrote:
>>George Georgalis wrote:
>>| Can you give me an idea of what a phy looks like before I go and try
>>| photographing all the numbers on the circuit board? The other numbered
>>| components I see look like power transistors, logic chips and a crystal.
>>It's a small chip, with usually 8 pins (4 on two opposing sides),
>>located between the network processor and the magnetics. In case there
>>are two, it's usually the one closest to the magnetics.
>Okay, this is probably it...

Or, probably not... it's a power regulator:

more numbers coming...

// George

George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator Linux BSD IXOYE cell:646-331-2027 mailto:george at xxxxxxxxx

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