Bug 55959 - 8139too driver loads but does not work
8139too driver loads but does not work
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-11-09 10:02 EST by Simon Perreault
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-09 10:02:23 EST
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Description Simon Perreault 2001-11-09 10:02:18 EST
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Description of problem:
The network card (identified as a "RTL-8139 (rev 16)") is detected as a
8139too (which is right). The modules gets insmodded correctly, and
"ifconfig eth0" shows the right information. We can mount the card in
static IP mode. ifconfig shows that the card transmits packets but receives
none. The firewall is not the cause, nor is the routing.

In the past (redhat 7.1), we have been using 8139too_old instead of 8139too
because we were experiencing this exact problem. However, 7.2 has dumped
8139too_old. Since RedHat had included 8139too_old in the past, they must
have been aware of some problems with 8139too. Are those problems fixed?

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. ifup eth0 (which is a 8139too)
2. ssh <whatever ip>

Actual Results:  Doesn't work. The interface sends packets, but doesn't
receive them.

Expected Results:  Connection.

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Comment 1 Simon Perreault 2001-11-16 09:13:22 EST
Sorry, problem was due to stupidity. ;)

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