Re: bug: 3c509 broken on 2.3.48

From: Michael Clark (mclark@klaatu.patho.gen.nz)
Date: Thu Mar 02 2000 - 04:24:17 EST


Bill Wendling wrote:
>
> Also sprach root:
> } hai,
> }
> } a bug report:
> }
> } 3c509 is broken on 2.3.48. trying to manually using ifconfig and route give
> } the following error;
> }
> } ifup: SIOCSIFFLAGS: No such device
> } ifup: SIOCADDRT: Network is down
> } ifup: SIOCADDRT: Network is unreachable
> } ifup: SIOCADDRT: Network is unreachable
> }
> } 3c509 work on 2.3.45. I haven't try 2.3.[46-47]
> }
> It doesn't work for them either...And I don't think it'll work for 4[89].
> No patches have been sent for them...
[snip]

This patch was sent. Also fixed NE2000 clone for me. I'm surprised more
net drivers were not broken - 2.3.47 had some big net changes with
drivers checking link state differently.

Has someone got this patch into 2.3.49?

~mc

Tim Waugh wrote:
>
> On Sun, 27 Feb 2000, Pete Clements wrote:
>
> > FYI:
> > With both 2.3.47 and 48, unable to up the 3c509 driver when compiled
> > into the kernel. Works fine when compiled as module.
>
> Does this patch help?
>
> Tim.
> */
>
> --- linux/net/core/dev.c~ Sun Feb 27 17:53:51 2000
> +++ linux/net/core/dev.c Sun Feb 27 17:54:06 2000
> @@ -2128,6 +2128,7 @@
> dev->iflink = dev->ifindex;
> if (dev->rebuild_header == NULL)
> dev->rebuild_header = default_rebuild_header;
> + set_bit(__LINK_STATE_PRESENT, &dev->state);
> dev_init_scheduler(dev);
> }
> }
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