Bug 275131 - Nvidia MCP55 eth0,eth1 not working after updating from initial install
Nvidia MCP55 eth0,eth1 not working after updating from initial install
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-09-03 09:06 EDT by john
Modified: 2014-03-16 23:08 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-06-16 22:19:11 EDT
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boot log when using kernel (619.70 KB, text/plain)
2007-09-03 09:06 EDT, john
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Description john 2007-09-03 09:06:51 EDT
Description of problem:

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora Core 7
2. When popup notifying you that updates are available update 
   with all updates available. This update the kernel from 2.6.21-1.3194.fc7 to
3. Reboot system. Text screen pops up with a lines saying:
  "Determining ip information for eth0.. failed no link present" skips to eth1
  and says same thing
Actual results:

The network cable is plugged into eth1.
Sometimes eth1 will give message saying that it is ok but after the bootup
the network fails to work

Expected results:

To have network connectivity with the kernel

Additional info:
The startup log is attached.
Comment 1 john 2007-09-03 09:06:51 EDT
Created attachment 185241 [details]
boot log when using kernel
Comment 2 Pierre Sarrazin 2007-09-08 14:03:22 EDT
I have just upgraded to F7 from FC5 on a machine that has two Ethernet cards.
After that upgrade, the DHCP transaction with the cable modem ISP failed.

It turns out that eth0 and eth1 have been inverted: the card connected to the
modem used to be called eth0, but now that card is called eth1, even though the
physical connections did not change. I just had to edit the two Ethernet devices
in "Network Configuration" to switch their roles and things went back to normal.

Right now, eth0 is a Realtek card and eth1 is an nVidia MCP55.

My kernel is 2.6.21-1.3194.fc7.

I would like to know how and why this interface inversion happens.
Comment 3 Dan Williams 2007-10-31 20:49:49 EDT
Can't tell if this should be kernel or initscripts.
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 10:13:33 EDT
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-06-16 22:19:10 EDT
Fedora 7 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on June 13, 2008. 
Fedora 7 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not 
receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we 
are closing this bug. 

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