Re: r8169 mac address change (was Re: [0/3] 2.6.19-rc2: known regressions)]

From: Riku Voipio
Date: Wed Nov 08 2006 - 15:36:24 EST


> Lennert, I have compared 2.6.19-rc4 + 0001-r8169-perform-a-PHY-reset-etc
> with the serie of patches against 2.6.18-rc4 which was reported to work
> on your n2100 (thread on netdev around 05/09/2006). Can you:
> - apply the patch below on top of 2.6.19-rc4 + 0001 and see if it works ?
> Don't apply 0002, it is not required.

I took 2.6.19-rc5 as there was no changes in this driver relative to -rc4.
applied Francois's 0001-r8169-perform-a-PHY-reset.. and finally the
patch in this mail. And networking _does_not_ work on Thecus N2100.

mii-tool sees the link being connected and disconnected, but dhcp or ping
with static ip goes nowhere.

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