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Bug 465170 - RHEL4.7 doesn't support Intel 82574L Gigabit Ethernet PCI-E controller
RHEL4.7 doesn't support Intel 82574L Gigabit Ethernet PCI-E controller
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Kernel Manager
Martin Jenner
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Reported: 2008-10-01 17:51 EDT by George Akimov
Modified: 2008-10-06 08:21 EDT (History)
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Description George Akimov 2008-10-01 17:51:34 EDT
Description of problem:

RHEL4.7 Release Note says:

e1000e: driver updated to latest upstream version. This update applies several
fixes, including a fix for a bug that prevented the Wakeup-On-Lan (WOL) feature
from working in some cases.

Further, this update also provides support for ICH9m and 82574L Shelter Island
network interface cards.

However, Intel 82574L controller on Tyan S5221 board is not recognized by kernel-2.6.9-78.ELsmp.

(lspci -v)

0d:00.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82574L  Gigabit Network Connection
	Subsystem: Intel Corporation: Unknown device 5221
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 201
	Memory at f0120000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=128K]
	I/O ports at 2000 [size=32]
	Memory at f0100000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
	Capabilities: [c8] Power Management version 2
	Capabilities: [d0] Message Signalled Interrupts: 64bit+ Queue=0/0 Enable+
	Capabilities: [e0] Express Endpoint IRQ 0
	Capabilities: [a0] MSI-X: Enable- Mask- TabSize=5
	Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting

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

e1000e: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - 0.2.0

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. load e1000e module
2. module loads w/o errors
3. network device is not created
Additional info:

The latest e1000e drivers from Intel Support site compiles as RPM, installs and creates eth0 device with 2.6.9-78.EL just fine.

e1000e: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver -
Comment 1 Prarit Bhargava 2008-10-06 08:21:08 EDT
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