Bug 468251 - r8169 fails to read mac address in recent kernels
r8169 fails to read mac address in recent kernels
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 468360
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2008-10-23 14:57 EDT by Trevor Davenport
Modified: 2008-10-24 11:21 EDT (History)
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Description Trevor Davenport 2008-10-23 14:57:52 EDT
Since kernel kernel-, r8169 driver fails to read the mac address when loaded.  This stops network from working.  Manually setting it fails.

kernel- works without problems.  Loading r8169 with debug=16 reports:

r8169 Gigabit Ethernet driver 2.3LK-NAPI loaded
r8169 0000:03:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
r8169 0000:03:00.0: setting latency timer to 64
r8169 0000:03:00.0: no MSI. Back to INTx.
eth0: RTL8168c/8111c at 0xffffc2000066e000, 00:00:00:00:00:00, XID 3c2000c0 IRQ 17
Comment 1 Adam Huffman 2008-10-24 05:41:10 EDT
Seeing the same problem here.
Comment 2 Yanko Kaneti 2008-10-24 08:10:43 EDT
This is fixed for me in, as the offending patch was disabled.
Comment 3 Dave Jones 2008-10-24 11:21:01 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 468360 ***

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