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Date:      Thu, 22 Feb 2007 21:39:05 -0500
From:      Jesse Sheidlower <>
Subject:   Re: em0 invalid checksum on new T60
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On Thu, Feb 22, 2007 at 12:36:19AM -0500, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
> I just got my new ThinkPad T60 and have been installing merrily
> away. So far most things have worked fine, though I still have 
> lots to do and will no doubt have a few more questions.
> A big one right off the start, though, is that my Ethernet card
> is not working. On boot I get this:
> ---
> em0: <Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection Version - 6.2.9> port 0x3000-0x301f mem 0xee000000-0xee01ffff irq 16 at device 0.0 on pci2
> em0: The EEPROM Checksum Is Not Valid
> em0: Unable to initialize the hardware
> device_attach: em0 attach returned 5
> ---

(Self-reporting here--I did some more searching, and found
comments about the need to plug in a working Ethernet cable
before booting.  I did this, and now it seems to be working
fine, even when later rebooting without a cable.)

Jesse Sheidlower

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