Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 592844
RHEL5: tg3: 'SIOCSIFFLAGS: Invalid argument' setting IP [rhel-5.5.z]
Last modified: 2015-05-04 21:19:56 EDT
This bug has been copied from bug #587666 and has been proposed
to be backported to 5.5 z-stream (EUS).
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On the PowerPC architecture, the tg3 driver for Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme NICs that try to enable MSI failed to fall back to INTx mode when MSI initialization failed. With this update, the tg3 driver is able to fall back to INTx mode with cards that attempt to initialize MSI.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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