Bug 811437 - Can't find intel 82599EN NIC in the X windows after install NIC driver under RHEL6.2 64bit
Can't find intel 82599EN NIC in the X windows after install NIC driver under ...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 737715
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Driver Update Disk (Show other bugs)
6.2
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity urgent
: rc
: 6.2
Assigned To: Jiri Olsa
Chao Yang
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Reported: 2012-04-11 00:23 EDT by zou.chris
Modified: 2013-07-03 08:23 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-04-15 21:10:19 EDT
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Description zou.chris 2012-04-11 00:23:12 EDT
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1. Load the BIOS optimized default.
2. Install RHEL6.2 64bit via USB DVD-ROM.
3. After OS installation completed, install the latest NIC driver ixgbe-3.8.21 and reboot.
4. Click "System"==>"Perferences"==>"Network Connections", and can't find NIC information from X
windows system.
======>Can't find NIC in the X windows system after install NIC driver.

[Verification]
1. Can't find NIC in the X windows system under RHEL6.0 64bit after install NIC driver. ==>FAIL
2. Can't find NIC in the X windows system under RHEL6.1 64bit after install NIC driver. ==>FAIL
3. Can't find NIC in the X windows system under RHEL6.2 64bit after install NIC driver. ==>FAIL
4. Can find NIC in the X windows system under RHEL5.4 64bit after install NIC driver. ==>PASS

[Other Info]
1. Under RHEL6.2 64bit, after create a new file "network" in the folder "/etc/sysconfig/", and add
the string "HOSTNAME=" in the file "network".
2. Reboot, can find NIC information from X windows system.
3. Verified with another MLB has the same phenomenon.

PS: Under RHEL5.4 64bit, the file /etc/sysconfig/network is exists, and the file is not exists under RHEL6.2.
  
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Comment 1 zou.chris 2012-04-11 00:24:36 EDT
The NIC is Intel 82599EN, the document refer to 
http://ark.intel.com/products/66004/Intel-82599EN-10-Gigabit-Ethernet-Controller
Comment 2 Jamie Bainbridge 2012-04-15 21:10:19 EDT
This hardware will be supported in RHEL 6.3, there's already an update bug open for the driver which includes this hardware. Marking as Duplicate and closing.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 737715 ***
Comment 3 zou.chris 2012-04-25 04:14:19 EDT
hi, the issue was fixed in rhel6.3 beta, suggest to close it.

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