Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 166413
RTL8139 times out if acpi=on
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:12 EST
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Description of problem:
My Ethernet network hangs as shown in the URL, exactly.
I have a CompaQ R4000 (same as HP zv6000), with a RTL8139 NIC.
To have the network working I must off the acpi and it is a real problem on a notebook. :-)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. not apend "acpi=off" as option at boot.
Actual Results: ethernet network works some seconds, then hangs. (as well as static IP adressing and DHCP)
Expected Results: network should goes on
please try the latest errata kernel from updates-testing. This has a large acpi
update which may fix this problem.
Mass update to all FC4 bugs:
An update has been released (2.6.13-1.1526_FC4) which rebases to a new upstream
kernel (184.108.40.206). As there were ~3500 changes upstream between this and the
previous kernel, it's possible your bug has been fixed already.
Please retest with this update, and update this bug if necessary.
2.6.14-1.1637_FC4 has been released as an update for FC4.
Please retest with this update, as a large amount of code has been changed in
this release, which may have fixed your problem.
It did not fix. Same error messages. I am very confused, I really want to help
but I think it is because of my hardware... not very "Linux compliant"...
Have you tried "acpi=noirq" as an alternative? That may restore some of your
Beyond that, I'm not sure what I can do. Most often these problems result
from problems in the BIOS itself. Have you looked for a BIOS update from your
Closed due to lack of response. Please reopen when the requested information