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
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
4.7
All Linux
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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:

<quote>
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.
</quote>

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:

always

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 - 0.4.1.7-NAPI
Comment 1 Prarit Bhargava 2008-10-06 08:21:08 EDT
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