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SubjectRe: e1000 driver not loading in 2.6.24.3 on x86_64 (worked in 2.6.24-rc7)
Phil Oester wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 01, 2008 at 03:42:58PM -0500, Clem Taylor wrote:
>> I'm trying to move from 2.6.24-rc7 to 2.6.24.3 on a x86_64 desktop
>> machine. With 2.6.24.3, the e1000 driver (compiled in, not a module)
>> does not claim the device. In 2.6.24-rc7 it works just fine.
>>
>> The ethernet device shows up in lspci in both kernels, but the driver
>> doesn't seem to probe the card in 2.6.24.3
>>
>> 2.6.24-rc7:
>> loop: module loaded
>> Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - version 7.3.20-k2
>> Copyright (c) 1999-2006 Intel Corporation.
>> ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:04:00.0[A] -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
>> PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:04:00.0 to 64
>> e1000: 0000:04:00.0: e1000_probe: (PCI Express:2.5Gb/s:Width x1) 00:16:76:c9:33>
>> e1000: eth0: e1000_probe: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection
>
> Note the difference between the above line start (e1000)
> and this one:
>
>> e1000e: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - 0.2.0
>> e1000e: Copyright (c) 1999-2007 Intel Corporation.
>
>> 2.6.24.3:
>> loop: module loaded
>
> And note the absence of e1000 here:
>
>> e1000e: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - 0.2.0
>> e1000e: Copyright (c) 1999-2007 Intel Corporation.
>> Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 7.00alpha2
>
> In other words, you need the e1000 driver but don't have it.

IOW you have a PCI or PCI-X e1000 device, not a PCI Express adapter. right?

Auke




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