ethernet problem

Bug #18711 reported by Mark Poolman on 2005-07-06
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux-source-2.6.15 (Ubuntu)
Fabio Massimo Di Nitto

Bug Description

Intalled Ubuntu 5.04 (default server pkgs) onto machine with Tyan Thunder
K8SR/S2881 mobo.
tg3 driver installed automatically
eth0 refuses to come up.
lights show on interface and at network switch.
Network infrastructure known to be good.
Can't ping out - network unreachable.
Can't ping in - Destination Host Unreachable.
ifconfig reports correct configuration, but no activity
tcpdump reports no activity.
ethtool reports speed and duplex unkown and no link detected.

Any help on this _VERY_ gratefully recieved !!

Mark Poolman (mgpoolman) wrote :

PS also tried from live cd, just the same.

This is a known problem with the Hoary kernels. The tg3 driver was buggy in 2.6.10.
The breezy kernel already fix this problem.

summary: - ehernet problem
+ ethernet problem


  To be honest, after 10 years I had rather forgotten about this



On Wed, 2015-04-15 at 09:03 +0000, Páll Haraldsson wrote:
> ** Summary changed:
> - ehernet problem
> + ethernet problem

Dr. Mark Poolman
Senior Research Fellow
Cell Systems Modelling Group
Department of Biology and Medical Science
Oxford Brookes University

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