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    SubjectRe: r8169 mac address change (was Re: [0/3] 2.6.19-rc2: known regressions)
    On Mon, 30 Oct 2006, Francois Romieu wrote:

    > Guennadi Liakhovetski <g.liakhovetski@gmx.de> :
    > [...]
    > > AFAIU, you wanted it applied on the top of the "non-working" kernel
    > > (2.6.19-rc2-ish)?
    >
    > No. Please apply it on top of a 2.6.19-rc3 where the mac address change
    > feature has been reverted (or where __rtl8169_set_mac_addr has been
    > commented out at your option).

    Ok, with just __rtl8169_set_mac_addr disabled it works. With netconsole
    disabled, and your phy_reset patch applied it seems to still work. The
    printk

    + printk(KERN_ERR "%s: PHY reset failed.\n", dev->name);

    doesn't get printed. If I uncomment __rtl8169_set_mac_addr it stops
    working again. What does it tell us about the original set_mac_address
    problem?

    I haven't said it's an on-board chip, not a plug-in card. Don't know how
    setting the mac address worked in your configuration, but if it is storred
    in a prom, maybe it is just missing on my board?

    The kernel is not 2.6.19-rc3 either. It is a clone of the powerpc git some
    time shortly after 2.6.19-rc2.

    Thanks
    Guennadi
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    Guennadi Liakhovetski
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