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Bug 170887 - Neterion(S2io) adapter not functional after running offline diagnostics
Neterion(S2io) adapter not functional after running offline diagnostics
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
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: 168429
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Reported: 2005-10-14 21:43 EDT by Ravinandan Arakali
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0132
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-03-07 15:26:50 EST
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Fix for offline diag problem mentioned in bug and related fixes. (11.13 KB, patch)
2005-10-14 21:53 EDT, Ravinandan Arakali
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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:808 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security update 2005-10-27 00:00:00 EDT
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2006:0132 qe-ready SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Update 3 2006-03-09 11:31:00 EST

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Description Ravinandan Arakali 2005-10-14 21:43:46 EDT
Description of problem:
After offline diagnostics(ethtool -t) is run on the Neterion(S2io) adapter,
the NIC is not functional.

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Comment 1 Ravinandan Arakali 2005-10-14 21:53:51 EDT
Created attachment 120009 [details]
Fix for offline diag problem mentioned in bug and related fixes.

This patch contains the following fixes :
1. Adapter is now functional after running offline diagnostics.
2. Added SPI interface code(for Xframe II) to perform EEPROM read/write
3. Modify expected value in register test depending on adapter(Xframe I/II).
4. Correct return values for functions called from offline diag routine.
5. Use correct API to write to RLDRAM registers.
Comment 2 Suzanne Hillman 2005-10-17 11:03:45 EDT
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Comment 3 John W. Linville 2005-10-17 11:04:42 EDT
Has this patch gone upstream?  If not, when can I expect to see it there? 
Comment 4 Ravinandan Arakali 2005-10-17 13:46:36 EDT
The patch is not yet submitted to open source kernel. I plan to do it today
(worst case tomorrow).

Comment 5 John W. Linville 2005-10-17 15:09:17 EDT
Test kernels w/ the above patch available here: 
Please verify that they behave as expected, and post the results 
Comment 6 Ravinandan Arakali 2005-10-18 18:18:24 EDT
Verified that the test kernel works fine.
Also, the patch has been accepted into upstream by open source community.
Comment 11 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-07 15:26:50 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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