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SubjectRe: forcedeth problems on 2.6.20-rc6-mm3
Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Sun, 04 Feb 2007 23:13:09 -0600 Robert Hancock <> wrote:
>> Something's busted with forcedeth in 2.6.20-rc6-mm3 for me relative to
>> 2.6.20-rc6. There's no errors in dmesg, but it seems no packets ever get
>> received and so the machine can't get an IP address. I tried reverting
>> all the -mm changes to drivers/net/forcedeth.c, which didn't help. The
>> network controller shares an IRQ with the USB OHCI controller which is
>> receiving interrupts, so it doesn't seem like an interrupt routing
>> problem, though I suppose something wierd could be happening there.
>> This is on an Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe (CK804 chipset) on x86_64.
>> Any suggestions on how to debug/what to try reverting to see what's
>> causing this?
> There are many forcedeth changes in git-netdev-all.patch. Can you
> try reverting drivers/net/forcedeth.c back to the unpatched version
> from 2.6.20-rc6?
> Thanks.

That's essentially what I did, it didn't appear to help. I assume the
problem must lie elsewhere..

Robert Hancock Saskatoon, SK, Canada
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