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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 have two diskless systems that with 2.4.4 end up with VERY slow
network interfaces. I then do a

cp ../linux-2.4.2.clean/drivers/net/8139too.c drivers/net

and rebuild. Fixes my problems....

Jeff, my offer of acess to a box that has this problem still stands.


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