Bug 803861 - Intel 82566MM using e1000e will not connect at gigabit speed
Intel 82566MM using e1000e will not connect at gigabit speed
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Reported: 2012-03-15 15:04 EDT by Brianna
Modified: 2013-02-13 10:36 EST (History)
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Description Brianna 2012-03-15 15:04:30 EDT
Toshiba Tecra A9 laptop w/ Intel Corporation 82566MM Gigabit Network Connection
(rev 03) [copied from lspci] using e1000e driver will not connect at gigabit
speeds to any gigabit switch (tried Netgear, HP, Linksys, and Cisco).  Attempts
to force gigibit via ethtool were unsuccessful.  Booting to windows (on the
same computer) it connects at 1000 without a problem so I am pretty sure there
is nothing wrong with the hardware/cabling.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
e1000e: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - 1.5.1-k
current kernel: 3.2.9-2.fc16.x86_64

How reproducible:
100% of the time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Hook up laptop to gigabit switch
2. Boot to Fedora

Actual results:
Connects at 100Mbps

Expected results:
Connect at 1000Mbps

Additional info:
Output from ethtool:
Settings for em1:
	Supported ports: [ TP ]
	Supported link modes:   10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full 
	                        100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full 
	Supported pause frame use: No
	Supports auto-negotiation: Yes
	Advertised link modes:  10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full 
	                        100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full 
	Advertised pause frame use: No
	Advertised auto-negotiation: Yes
	Speed: 100Mb/s
	Duplex: Full
	Port: Twisted Pair
	Transceiver: internal
	Auto-negotiation: on
	MDI-X: off
	Supports Wake-on: pumbg
	Wake-on: g
	Current message level: 0x00000001 (1)
	Link detected: yes

This issue has been occurring since Fedora 9 on the same hardware so it does not appear to be a new bug  (have previously reported it as a bug on earlier versions of Fedora)
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2012-03-22 12:45:21 EDT
[mass update]
kernel-3.3.0-4.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.
Please retest with this update.
Comment 2 Dave Jones 2012-03-22 12:49:47 EDT
[mass update]
kernel-3.3.0-4.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.
Please retest with this update.
Comment 3 Dave Jones 2012-03-22 12:59:25 EDT
[mass update]
kernel-3.3.0-4.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.
Please retest with this update.
Comment 4 Brianna 2012-03-23 09:05:46 EDT
Tested with 3.3.0-4.fc16.x86_64 kernel, but problem still exists.
Comment 5 Dave Jones 2012-10-23 11:33:26 EDT
# Mass update to all open bugs.

Kernel 3.6.2-1.fc16 has just been pushed to updates.
This update is a significant rebase from the previous version.

Please retest with this kernel, and let us know if your problem has been fixed.

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Comment 6 Brianna 2012-10-23 13:03:11 EDT
Tested with Kernel 3.6.2-1.fc16.x86_64 and problem is still present.
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