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SubjectRe: r8169 regression in vs
Pascal Terjan wrote:
> Since updating to, networking no longer works on Acer Aspire
> One.
> PCI config is now always filled with ones.
> Reverting "r8169: avoid thrashing PCI conf space above
> RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_06" makes it work again.
> The device is 10ec:8136

Ok, that's obviously not good. I checked the Realtek driver for
8101E (version r8101-1.009.00) and while it doesn't do any
8-bit writes to register 0x82 it does perform 32-bit writes to
register 0x80 (EPHYAR) to communicate with the PHY. I have no
idea what that 8-bit write does except it breaks the chipset in
my LG P300...

How does the kernel identify your chipset upon driver load?
(grep for XID)

Marcus Sundberg <> | Firewalls with SIP & NAT
Software Developer, Ingate Systems AB |

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