Bug 533524

Summary: BCM57780 fails to start under tg3 module
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Brian G. Anderson <bikehead>
Component: kernelAssignee: Kernel Maintainer List <kernel-maint>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 11CC: dougsland, gansalmon, itamar, kernel-maint
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Description Brian G. Anderson 2009-11-07 01:04:33 UTC
Description of problem:
I have a Broadcom Corporation Netlink BCM57780 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (rev 01) card in a Dell T1500.  The tg3 module fails to start the eth0 interface with this message:
tg3.c:v3.99 (April 20, 2009)
tg3 0000:02:00.0: PCI INTA -> GSI 16 (level, low) -> IRQ 16
tg3 0000:02:00.0: setting latency timer to 64
tg3 0000:02:00.0: PME# disabled
tg3 mdio bus: probed
eth%d: No PHY devices
tg3: Problem fetching invariants of chip, aborting.
tg3 0000:02:00.0: PCI INT A disabled

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot kernel
Actual results:
tg3 fails to create eth0

Expected results:
an eth0 at boot so I can have a network

Additional info:

Comment 1 Brian G. Anderson 2009-11-07 13:14:14 UTC
I should also add that this was a fresh beta install.

Comment 2 Brian G. Anderson 2009-11-08 01:47:59 UTC
I tried installing FC11 fresh and it failed with the same error.

Comment 3 Brian G. Anderson 2009-11-08 02:27:30 UTC
Oh I see this is already reported against the FC11 as bug 525966


Comment 4 Chuck Ebbert 2009-11-09 18:00:11 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 525966 ***