Bug 504568 - pppoe/eth0 does not work
pppoe/eth0 does not work
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Reported: 2009-06-08 05:33 EDT by Arne Woerner
Modified: 2009-11-18 08:34 EST (History)
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Description Arne Woerner 2009-06-08 05:33:28 EDT
Description of problem:
Today i tried kernel- from the updates-testing repo, because:
i wanted to c, if 503287 persists there:
Then i saw, that pppoe said:
Jun  8 07:27:59 vaako pppoe[2355]: Timeout waiting for PADO packets
my ethernet card is onboard of an Asrock, ALiveDual-eSATA2:
Jun  8 07:27:11 vaako kernel: eth0: RTL8168b/8111b at 0xffffc20010a7a000,
00:19:66:5a:cd:ea, XID 38000000 IRQ 43
(the IRQ is different from
there it is IRQ 35:
Jun  8 07:39:02 vaako kernel: eth0: RTL8168b/8111b at 0xffffc20000334000, 00:19:66:5a:cd:ea, XID 38000000 IRQ 35)

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How reproducible:
i just tried it once

Steps to Reproduce:
1. reboot
2. bring up the ppp device
Actual results:
ppp gave up and exited after some attempts

Expected results:
there should have been an internet connection

Additional info:
that happened already some years ago (i forgot the kernel version)...
Comment 1 Arne Woerner 2009-06-08 06:26:59 EDT
i tried it again
it failed again...

and again the IRQ was different...

Comment 2 Arne Woerner 2009-06-10 08:05:47 EDT
fc11's kernel from the amd64 dvd doesnt support my eth0/pppoe, too... -arne
Comment 3 Chuck Ebbert 2009-06-11 16:13:44 EDT
Adding 'pci=nomsi' to the kernel boot options should fix this. Can you confirm that?
Comment 4 Arne Woerner 2009-06-12 06:05:03 EDT

now it works as before...:
> uname -a
Linux vaako.riddick.homeunix.org #1 SMP Mon May 25 15:45:14 EDT 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> /sbin/ifconfig ppp0
ppp0      Link encap:Point-to-Point Protocol  
          inet addr:***  P-t-P:***  Mask:

do i need a BIOS upgrade?

Comment 5 Chuck Ebbert 2009-06-12 19:15:02 EDT
The fix for this is in
Comment 6 Arne Woerner 2009-06-20 05:23:18 EDT
hm - i installed it...

BUT: it still needs "pci=nomsi"...


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Comment 8 Arne Woerner 2009-11-18 08:34:02 EST
works fine with "pci=nomsi"... -arne

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