Bug 165119 - FEAT RHEL3U7: Need Intel e1000 driver update for the Dell Ophir/Rimon based PCI-E NICs
FEAT RHEL3U7: Need Intel e1000 driver update for the Dell Ophir/Rimon based P...
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: John W. Linville
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 168426
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Reported: 2005-08-04 10:48 EDT by Issue Tracker
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
8 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0144
Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2006-03-15 11:20:51 EST
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
jwltest-e1000-6_1_16-k2.patch (34.97 KB, patch)
2005-10-07 10:44 EDT, John W. Linville
no flags Details | Diff
jwltest-e1000-82571.patch (37.66 KB, patch)
2006-01-23 12:42 EST, John W. Linville
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Issue Tracker 2005-08-04 10:48:29 EDT
Escalated to Bugzilla from IssueTracker
Comment 13 John W. Linville 2005-10-07 10:44:45 EDT
Created attachment 119708 [details]
Comment 14 John W. Linville 2005-10-07 10:46:45 EDT
Test kernels w/ the above patch are available here: 
Please give them a try and post the results...thanks! 
Comment 17 Ernie Petrides 2005-10-11 17:38:30 EDT
Reverting to public bugzilla (undoing Larry Troan's "Dell ESG" box checks).
Comment 23 Ernie Petrides 2005-10-26 22:19:57 EDT
The e1000 driver update has just been committed to the RHEL3 U7
patch pool this evening (in kernel version 2.4.21-37.7.EL).
Comment 26 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-12-07 22:05:16 EST
Bug report changed to ON_QA status by Errata System.
A QE request has been submitted for advisory RHSA-2006:144-02.
Comment 27 Larry Troan 2005-12-14 22:35:47 EST
Bug is public. Please put all future communuication directly in this bug 165119.
Comment 32 John W. Linville 2006-01-23 12:42:15 EST
Created attachment 123581 [details]
Comment 36 Ernie Petrides 2006-01-26 18:57:57 EST
Reverting to assigned state, since it has been discovered that this bug
is not yet resolved in the 1st respin of the U7 beta candidate (-39.EL).
Comment 39 Danny Trinh 2006-02-02 16:49:11 EST
I have tested the following 2 NICs on RHEL3 and RHEL4 kernel from 

PRO/1000PT	(82572EI)	Future --> PASS
PRO/1000PT-DP	(82571EB)	Future --> PASS
Comment 41 Ernie Petrides 2006-02-02 22:07:19 EST
A fix for this problem has just been committed to the RHEL3 U7
patch pool this evening (in kernel version 2.4.21-40.EL).
Comment 45 Amit Bhutani 2006-02-07 21:05:23 EST
e1000 driver in kernel-smp-2.4.21-39.EL.jwltest.82.i686.rpm was tested against 
a variety of legacy and currently shipping Intel NICs/LOMs. All tests have 
Comment 49 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-15 11:20:51 EST
An advisory 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.


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