Bug 248760 - r8169 driver does not pick up IP if cable removed and reattached
r8169 driver does not pick up IP if cable removed and reattached
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
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Reported: 2007-07-18 12:15 EDT by Jason Quartarone
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.6.22.9-91.fc7
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Last Closed: 2007-10-16 11:27:15 EDT
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Description Jason Quartarone 2007-07-18 12:15:28 EDT
Description of problem:
The r8169 driver does not pick up IP if cable removed and reattached on laptop.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.6.22.1-27.fc7

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Boot up with ethernet cable plugged in.
2.  Pull cable.
3.  Plug cable back in.
4.  Wait for NetworkManager to reconnect network.
  
Actual results:
Receive auto-generated IP address (169.x.y.z).

Expected results:
Receive IP from DHCP.

Additional info:
kernel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7 and kernel-2.6.21-1.3255.fc7 correctly restore network
when switching between ethernet and wireless.
Comment 1 Jason Quartarone 2007-07-18 15:06:19 EDT
Found that bug only occurs in X.
Comment 2 Christopher Brown 2007-09-20 06:43:19 EDT
Hello Jason,

I'm reviewing this bug as part of the kernel bug triage project, an attempt to
isolate current bugs in the fedora kernel.

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/KernelBugTriage

I am CC'ing myself to this bug and will try and assist you in resolving it if I can.

There hasn't been much activity on this bug for a while. Could you tell me if
you are still having problems with the latest kernel?

If the problem no longer exists then please close this bug or I'll do so in a
few days if there is no additional information lodged.

Cheers
Chris
Comment 3 Jason Quartarone 2007-10-15 23:59:18 EDT
Fixed in 2.6.22.9-91.fc7.x86_64.

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