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    SubjectRe: 2.6.18-rc7-mm1: networking breakage on HPC nx6325 + SUSE 10.1
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    On Tuesday, 19 September 2006 23:30, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
    > On Tuesday, 19 September 2006 22:36, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > On Tue, 19 Sep 2006 22:25:21 +0200
    > > "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@sisk.pl> wrote:
    > >
    > > > > - It took maybe ten hours solid work to get this dogpile vaguely
    > > > > compiling and limping to a login prompt on x86, x86_64 and powerpc.
    > > > > I guess it's worth briefly testing if you're keen.
    > > >
    > > > It's not that bad, but unfortunately the networking doesn't work on my system
    > > > (HPC nx6325 + SUSE 10.1 w/ updates, 64-bit). Apparently, the interfaces don't
    > > > get configured (both tg3 and bcm43xx are affected).
    > >
    > > Is there anything interesting in the dmesg output?
    >
    > Not to me. :-)
    >
    > > Perhaps an `strace -f ifup' or whatever would tell us what's failing.
    >
    > Well, I can configure the interfaces manually, with ifconfig, but the SUSE's
    > configuration tools don't work. For example, "ifup eth0" tells me that
    > "No configuration found for eth0" and that's all.
    >
    > Also, powersaved segfaults at startup so I think the problem is with hal
    > vs sysfs (again).
    >
    > The output of dmesg after a fresh boot and the "strace ifup eth0" output
    > are attached.

    I _guess_ the problem is caused by
    gregkh-driver-network-class_device-to-device.patch, but I can't verify this,
    because the kernel (obviously) doesn't compile if I revert it.

    Greetings,
    Rafael


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