Bug 50996 - Kernel module 8139too blocking the system.
Kernel module 8139too blocking the system.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 50995
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-08-06 09:41 EDT by giuliano
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-06 09:41:28 EDT
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Description giuliano 2001-08-06 09:41:24 EDT
Description of problem:
OS: linux red hat 7.1
I'm using a generic i686 processor on a i386 pc hardware.
I have installed the new kernel on errata section (2.4.3-12) and now i have
a problem with my ethernet card realtek 8139.
Usign the module 8139too and when i send a file using ftp connection, the
system crash immediatelly and i need to manual hardware reset.
If i restore the old modules of 2.4.2 version (8139too_old), all works
correctly.

Bye.

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install a realtek ethernet card 8139.
2.Install default 7.1 rh linux and upgrade to kernel 2.4.3-12.
3.Try to send or receive a file via FTP.
	

Actual Results:  The system crash!!!!

Expected Results:  Normal ftp operation.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-08-06 12:04:44 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 50995 ***

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