r8169 driver breaks on latest kernel
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 18.104.22.168-137.fc8 it works just fine.
> I upgraded this weekend to kernel 22.214.171.124-12.fc8, 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 "126.96.36.199-12.fc8 kernel has issues"
and I'd suggest that you file a bug in Bugzilla, and to get your
system working, roll back to 188.8.131.52-137.fc8.
There has been some various issues reported with the 184.108.40.206-12.fc8
kernel, as has been debated quite a lot today on the -devel list.
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