Bug 85952 - (NET DL2K) D-Link DGE-550SX (DL2000) NIC fails to operate
(NET DL2K) D-Link DGE-550SX (DL2000) NIC fails to operate
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.3
i686 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Jeff Garzik
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-03-11 08:56 EST by Andy Ascher
Modified: 2013-07-02 22:09 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-08-05 17:19:17 EDT
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Description Andy Ascher 2003-03-11 08:56:41 EST
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Description of problem:
1. ifconfig reports HWaddr as 00:00:00:00:00:00
   ping to or from NIC fails
2. manually entered HWaddr w/ number on NIC card
   ping to or from NIC fails
3. /proc/pci identifies NIC
   Bus  2, device  10, function  0:
    Ethernet controller: D-Link System Inc DL2K Ethernet (rev 7).
      IRQ 5.
      Master Capable.  Latency=32.  Min Gnt=10.Max Lat=10.
      I/O at 0xcc00 [0xccff].
      Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xfe900000 [0xfe9001ff].
4. /var/log/messages acknowledges NIC
   Mar 10 02:06:47 cs2 kernel: eth2: , 00:00:00:00:00:00, IRQ 5
   Mar 10 02:06:47 cs2 kernel: tx_coalesce:^I16 packets
   Mar 10 02:06:47 cs2 kernel: rx_coalesce:^I10 packets
   Mar 10 02:06:47 cs2 kernel: rx_timeout: ^I128000 ns
   Mar 10 02:06:47 cs2 kernel: eth2: Link up
   Mar 10 02:06:47 cs2 kernel: Operating at 1000 Mbps, Full duplex
   Mar 10 02:06:47 cs2 kernel: Enable Tx Flow Control
   Mar 10 02:06:47 cs2 kernel: Enable Rx Flow Control
5. Second NIC installed.  Also failed.
6. uname -rm
   2.4.18-24.7.x i686


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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install NIC
2. run ifconfig; ping
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Comment 1 Andy Ascher 2003-08-05 16:34:09 EDT
The latest up2date (kernel 2.4.20-19.7 and other updates) has fixed this
problem. I am hoping this is a planned fix and not accidental. -Andy Ascher

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