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Re: 2.6.12 DOES read MAC address

Subject: Re: 2.6.12 DOES read MAC address
From: Thiemo Seufer <>
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2005 15:40:04 +0200
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Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 06, 2005 at 02:48:02PM +0200, Arianna Arona wrote:
> > I've compiled the kernel myself and now it reads MAC address at boot time.
> > Problem solved? NO. Ethernet card does not trasmit any packets on the net.
> > 
> > I have a question: how is your ethernet card? Mine is a card with network, 
> > 2 
> > consoles and a SCSI port in it. Could be this the problem?
> Same IOC3 card as every Origin.  We're looking into the issue.  Part of
> the problems seems to be the hardware isn't behaving exactly the way I
> thought it is meant to ...

JFTR, CVS HEAD works here, with one strangeness: The kernel fails to find
any autoconfiguration from dhcp. Specifying the parameters on the command
line works, and the interface seems to work fine once the machine is up.


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