r8169 driver breaks on latest kernel

Anders Karlsson anders at trudheim.co.uk
Mon Mar 10 22:35:52 UTC 2008

* Jay Chandler <lists at sequestered.net> [20080310 22:35]:
> Howdy.  Fedora 8 user here, relatively new to the platform.
> I'm running a Linksys gigabit card that uses the r8169 driver.  Under 
> kernel it works just fine.
> I upgraded this weekend to kernel, and while the driver 
> still loads, it doesn't detect the card correctly.
> lspci still shows the card as taking up its standard place on the PCI bus.
> A preliminary Google shows nothing on this issue.
> Forgive my ignorance-- what's the next step to troubleshoot this?

I think this falls in the category " kernel has issues"
and I'd suggest that you file a bug in Bugzilla, and to get your
system working, roll back to

There has been some various issues reported with the
kernel, as has been debated quite a lot today on the -devel list.



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