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SubjectRe: BUG: in 2.6.0-test4-bk8 and bk9 involving handling of ethernet interfaces
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In article <3F5B87E2.6040501@open.org>, Hal  <pshbro@open.org> wrote:
| When i was finishing up using a cross over cable to transfer data from
| my desktop to my labtop I notied an odd thing. After I ifconfig eth0
| down to close the interface on my desktop runing 2.6.0-test4-bk8 it
| froze all my ttys and ptys. I upgraded to bk9 and got the same thing.
|
| To repeat the bug one will need two computers and a cross over cable.
| Connect the two computers, ifconfig the interfaces on each computer.
| Give them both an ip and then ifconfig up them both. Now to get the bug
| ifconfig the interface on the computer runing a 2.6 kernel down and
| hopefully there will be a system freeze.
|
| For more information im using a Net Gear fa311 ethernet NIC with the
| Natsemi ethernet drivers.

Did you config as nodes on a whole network or use point-to-point config?
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bill davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.
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