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Re: [patch] 2.6.5-rc2 - r8169 DAC

To: Srihari Vijayaraghavan <harisri@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [patch] 2.6.5-rc2 - r8169 DAC
From: Francois Romieu <romieu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2004 19:38:45 +0200
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Srihari Vijayaraghavan <harisri@xxxxxxxxxxx> :
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> With that patch 2.6.5-rc2 + r8169 DAC compiles and works fine.

Nice.

> There is one problem however: If I unplug and plug the cable it does not
> come back to online (even the LED on the card does not glow). I did not try
> reloading the driver, but a reboot does fix it :-( (later today I shall try
> reloading the driver). OTOH the vanilla 2.6.5-rc2 (or rc3) does not show
> this behaviour.

Reloading the driver is known to bring the device online again.The issue is
known but I had not understood it as a regression against vanilla kernel :o(
I'll see what can be done.

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Ueimor

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