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SubjectRe: dhcp problem with realtek 8139 clone with rh 7.1
Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > I've had the same problem with the 8139too drivers and DHCP. The reason
> > I figure it must be the drivers is because in the 2.4.3 kernel, I'm able
> > to use the 8139too drivers with DHCP without any problems. In 2.4.4 it
> > locks my system.
>
> Multiple such reports - seems the 8139too update broke stuf - any ideas Jeff,
> should I revert to the 2.4.3 one ?

I would say if Monday comes by without hearing from me, yes. It fixes
some people, breaks others :/

I've already got a fix on the dhcp breakage -- need to lock and unlock
EEprom before setting certain registers, and I am working on the other
problem (symptom: 'partner ability 0000' even when a link is present).

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