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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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