[arch-dev-public] [arch-general] [signoff] kernel26 2.6.30-3

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Mon Jun 15 10:24:17 EDT 2009

Thomas Bächler schrieb:
> My guess as well, the link detection might be broken. netcfg should 
> really have an option to force enabling the interface even if link 
> detection fails.
> However, when no link is detected, some ethernet drivers disable TX 
> completely. When it was first introduced for my old dmfe card, it was 
> broken and I could receive packets, but nothing was ever transmitted - 
> after my bug report they reverted the changes and reintroduced a working 
> link detection in the next version. My point is, even if you fix netcfg, 
> Eric's driver might be just as broken so he still has to reconnect the 
> cable to make it work.

Might be nothing, but you could play with the module parameter mentioned 

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