Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 250034
184.108.40.206-33.fc7 breaks ethernet
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:11 EST
Description of problem:
I updated from 220.127.116.11-27.fc7 to 18.104.22.168-33.fc7, after reboot to the new
kernel version my statically assigned ethernet connection was not working.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot kernel 22.214.171.124-33.fc7
2. attempt to use ethernet card
network failed to work
network works as expected.
Additional info: r8169 gigabit module on Tforce p965 rev 5.0
upgraded to 126.96.36.199-41.fc7, problem not present.
this is potentially similar to bugs: 249886,250032 except I had a static IP
Same thing here. 188.8.131.52-33 breaks Eternet (DHCP in my case). The problem is
not present in 2.6.21-1.3228.fc7. Someone should remove 184.108.40.206-33.fc7 from the
Let me know if you need dmesg output of more info.
Relevant part of dmesg with working kernel:
eth0: RealTek RTL8139 at 0xf88e4000, 00:0d:61:7c:a5:52, IRQ 21
eth0: Identified 8139 chip type 'RTL-8100B/8139D'
eth0: link up, 100Mbps, full-duplex, lpa 0xC5E1
eth0: no IPv6 routers present
The latest kernel-220.127.116.11-41.fc7 solves the problem. Please reopen or create
new bugreport if your problem persist. See bug #250003 for more info.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 250003 ***