Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 109567
ifup complains: "Cannot get driver information: Operation not supported"
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:40:15 EDT
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Description of problem:
Running "ifup eth1" succeeds, but generates a "Cannot get driver
information: Operation not supported" message. This message is from
ethtool, called from ifup line 212. It only occurs on my eth1, which
is a Dell TrueMobile mini-PCI card using the orinoco_cs driver.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Running "ethtool -i eth1" manually generates the same error: "Cannot
get driver information: Operation not supported".
Created attachment 95852 [details]
The man page for ethtool suggests not all options are supported by all drivers.
The attached patch suppresses error messages from ethtool.
Already fixed in CVS, will be fixed in future builds.
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report.
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.