Re: e1000 with 82546EB parts on 2.4?

From: Matthew Dharm (
Date: Wed Jul 16 2003 - 11:26:43 EST

On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 03:13:31AM -0400, Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Jul 2003, Matthew Dharm wrote:
> > What I've got is your basic x86 machine with an Intel 82546EB dual-GigE
> > controller on a PCI bus. I load e1000.o, ifconfig, and I'm running. The
> > interface is solid as a rock, AFAICT. I've left it running for days
> > without any problems.
> >
> > However, if I ifdown and then ifup the interface, I'm borked. Based on
> > tcpdump from another machine, the interface is definately transmitting
> > packets just fine. But, it never seems to notice any packets on the
> > receive side.
> Does unloading and reloading the module 'fix' things?

Only sometimes.


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