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    SubjectRE: e1000e crashes with 2.6.34.x and ThinkPad T60
    On Saturday, July 24, 2010 2:27 AM, Marc Haber wrote:
    > Hi,
    > I have a new notebook, a Thinkpad T60, which is freezing in random
    > intervals (like 30 minutes to two days) as long as I am using the
    > on-board wired ethernet interface, which is an e1000e, [8086:109a]. As
    > long as I keep using the WLAN, the system runs for weeks despite
    > frequent suspend/resume cycles etc. The crashes seem really to be tied
    > to using the wired ethernet. This is a hard freeze, with nothing
    > happening on the system, only a long push on the power button helps.
    > Additionally, sometimes, probably after suspend/resume, the wired
    > ethernet does not come up properly again, ip addr claims "NO CARRIER"
    > even if the LEDs on the interface and on the switch claim that there
    > was a link. No packets are received by the interface when it's at this
    > stage.
    > Both issues appear with 2.6.34 and I didn't try any of these
    > issues with an older kernel, 2.6.34 was already out when I started
    > using the T60.
    > To rule out defective hardware, I have tried with a second T60, with
    > the same results.
    > Full dmesg and lspci-nn attached, please say if you need more.
    > Greetings
    > Marc
    > P.S.: Please Cc: me on replies, both linux-kernel and netdev are too
    > big for me to timely follow. I am subscribed to both lists, but a Cc
    > helps in getting a faster reply.
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    Adding e1000-devel (the Intel LAN developers list).

    Please supply the full dmesg you meant to attach with the original report, as well as the output of lspci -vvv.


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