Bug 244133 - B44 ethernet driver update
B44 ethernet driver update
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Garzik
Martin Jenner
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Blocks: 222082
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Reported: 2007-06-13 21:42 EDT by Linda Wang
Modified: 2013-07-02 22:33 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2007-0959
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-11-07 14:53:08 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2007:0959 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Updated kernel packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 1 2007-11-07 19:47:37 EST

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Description Linda Wang 2007-06-13 21:42:50 EDT
Description of problem:
Backport b44 from 2.6.22-rc4 upstream

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

changes are:

* endianness fixes, types
* use DMA_30BIT_MASK constant
* use skb_copy_from_linear_data_offset()
* safer interrupt disabling with spin_lock_irqsave()
* chip reset may take longer than previously thought
* multicast fixes
* simple error checking during resume
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-06-13 22:01:44 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Kernel Team for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release, and has moved to bugzilla 
status POST.
Comment 2 Don Zickus 2007-06-18 11:19:40 EDT
in 2.6.18-28.el5
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2007-11-07 14:53:08 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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