Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 193545
Sky2 broken on kernel-smp
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:34 EST
Description of problem:
My marvel gigbit card uses the sky2 driver. This driver works fine on a normal
kernel, but fails on an smb kernel. A small amount of data is transferrable, but
then it stop, requiring the network service to be restarted. It usually requires
restarting once or twice a minute.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot into a sml kernel with a sky2 net card
2. Start network service (i am using dhcp)
3. Use network
Websites stop responding, DNS lookups fail etc
Network usage carries on as normal.
This appears to be fixed with recent kernels updates.