Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 249382
[PATCH] Attansic L2 Fast Ethernet adapter does not work (10/100M)
Last modified: 2008-06-16 21:57:17 EDT
Description of problem:
My integrated Attansic LAN 100 does not work. Worked in 2.6.21. Attansic LAN
1000 works fine.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
I'm reviewing this bug as part of the kernel bug triage project, an attempt to
isolate current bugs in the fedora kernel.
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 you are, please provide
output from lspci -vvxx and lsmod to enable people reviewing this to try and
help resolve the issue.
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.
Here you go. Current version is 126.96.36.199 (6-rc1). Problem persists
Created attachment 200671 [details]
Created attachment 200681 [details]
Thanks, can you also attach dmesg output.
Created attachment 200701 [details]
# modprobe atl1
bring up the card for you? It is not listed in your lsmod output...
No, it does not. Module is loaded successfully (checked with lsmod) but card
does not work.
What does dmesg say after loading the module?
Please, wait until monday. I won't be able to get to my work pc until then.
No dmesg output after modprobe.
Created attachment 257021 [details]
Original driver from vendor.
Created attachment 257031 [details]
Fix for kernel 188.8.131.52
Addons to apply for kernel 2.6.23
Patches are tested on the ASUS P5GC-MX motherboard with the F-7 based kernel.
All works ok.
Please, add also Attansic L2 ID to the pci_ids.h as described at http://pci-
Adding cc: for driver maintainer.
I'm actually maintainer for atl1. atl2 is not merged and does not have an
upstream maintainer, though we are in contact with Atheros (owner of Attansic)
to try to make this happen. I don't have any atl2 hardware to work on this
myself directly, but if you'd like to work with me to get atl2 merged to prevent
breakage like this in the future, please email me privately.
Driver page is:
Test and report.
Version 2.0.3 at the above URL should work with any 2.6.22, 2.6.23, or
Presently all of my work on atl2 is focused on upstream merging, with the hope
of having it work out-of-the-box by the time Fedora 9 is released. Once that's
done we'll work on backporting it to older releases.
If someone else wants to package a kmod for Fedora 7 and 8 in the meantime, I'll
be glad to assist, but that's not a process I'm familiar with.
Created attachment 287941 [details]
Should fix tx bytes statistics (rediff for 2.0.3)
Patch was maked without real test on hardware. To test it try to send some big
file and view ifconfig tx bytes statistics (assume that other activity on
network does not affected due to very small traffic).
P.S. Possible to constant error may be present (const * num_pkts +
Created attachment 290365 [details]
2.6.24 compat patch
Simple patch for 2.6.24 compatibility (cleanup SET_MODULE_OWNER macro).
Set to RELEASE_PENDING to indicate fix/driver available - thanks Chris, Andy &
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