Bug 143807 - no network on startup with tg3 (kernel-2.4.21) - ibm hs20 blade
no network on startup with tg3 (kernel-2.4.21) - ibm hs20 blade
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
3.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Miller
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-12-28 09:31 EST by Michael Schuster
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2007-10-19 15:10:24 EDT
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Description Michael Schuster 2004-12-28 09:31:35 EST
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Description of problem:
after you reboot the server(rh es9 with kernel-2.4.21) you don't get a
connection to the network.

kernel: tg3: tg3_stop_block timed out, ofs=4000 enable_bit=2

you have to:

ifdown eth0
ifup eth0

an your connection in up.

with kernel 2.4.21-20.EL everythink works fine.

thanx!

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.4.21-27.0.1.EL.i686.rpm

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. after update and reboot

Additional info:
Comment 3 Niels Happel 2005-03-16 08:29:02 EST
I have the same problem with IBM HS40 and HS20 blades running RHEL2.1/U6 
(kernel-2.4.9-e.59): No network connection after reboot, but ifdown eth0 && 
ifup eth0 and network link is up.
Reproducible: Always.
Comment 4 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-10-19 15:10:24 EDT
This bug is filed against RHEL 3, which is in maintenance phase.
During the maintenance phase, only security errata and select mission
critical bug fixes will be released for enterprise products. Since
this bug does not meet that criteria, it is now being closed.
 
For more information of the RHEL errata support policy, please visit:
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