Bug 100679 - Computer hangs when loading bcm5700 module
Summary: Computer hangs when loading bcm5700 module
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel   
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Version: 2.1
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Jim Paradis
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-07-24 09:41 UTC by Thorsten Stärk
Modified: 2013-08-06 01:02 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-29 10:27:38 UTC
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Description Thorsten Stärk 2003-07-24 09:41:56 UTC
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Description of problem:
After starting the computer, I type modprobe -r bcm5700 and modprobe bcm5700.
Then, the system hangs, and even a SysRQ cant reboot.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install everything as standard, have Broadcom 5700 NICs
2.start computer
3.type modprobe -r bcm5700 && modprobe bcm5700

Actual Results:  no reaction after line feed.

Expected Results:  loading of bcm5700 module, proceeding with the system

Additional info:

Only fails on smp-Kernels, other Kernels work as the should

Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2003-07-29 17:47:10 UTC
kernel-smp-2.4.12 <---- are you sure ?

also please use tg3 instead

Comment 2 Thorsten Stärk 2004-11-29 10:27:38 UTC
no, it was kernel 2.4.9-e.12. 
With tg3, it works. 

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