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SubjectRe: 2.6.27-rc5-mm1
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On Mon, 2008-09-15 at 15:01 -0700, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Sep 2008 22:40:04 -0700
> Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>
> > ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.27-rc5/2.6.27-rc5-mm1/
>
> The bnx2 driver has stopped working on 2.6.27-rc5-mm1.
>
> Plain 2.6.27-rc5 works. Reversing the bnx2 changes in -mm1 does not
> fix the issue, so something less obvious is going on.
>
> # ifup eth0
> Determining IP information for eth0...SIOCSIFFLAGS: Invalid argument
> SIOCSIFFLAGS: Invalid argument
> SIOCSIFFLAGS: Invalid argument
> # ifconfig eth0 up
> SIOCSIFFLAGS: Invalid argument
>
> Bringing up the interface fails with -EINVAL. Specifically, the
> SIOCSIFFLAGS ioctl is returning -EINVAL:
>
> ioctl(4, SIOCSIFFLAGS, 0x7fffc841cc40) = -1 EINVAL (Invalid argument)
>
> I am running an x86-64 kernel on a Dell pe1950 with these network chips
> on the mainboard:
>
> 05:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme II BCM5708 Gigabit Ethernet (rev 12)
> 09:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme II BCM5708 Gigabit Ethernet (rev 12)
>

Does dmesg show anything when you run ifup?




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