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Re: 2.4.29, e100 and a WOL packet causes keventd going mad

To: Bukie Mabayoje <bukiemab@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 2.4.29, e100 and a WOL packet causes keventd going mad
From: Marcelo Tosatti <marcelo.tosatti@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 13:24:31 -0200
Cc: sfeldma@xxxxxxxxx, David Härdeman <david@xxxxxxxx>, Michael Gernoth <simigern@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Sun, Jan 30, 2005 at 08:23:47PM -0800, Bukie Mabayoje wrote:
> Scott Feldman wrote:
> > On Sun, 2005-01-30 at 09:18, David Härdeman wrote:
> > > I experience the same problems as reported by Michael Gernoth when
> > > sending a WOL-packet to computer with a e100 NIC which is already
> > > powered on.
> >
> > I didn't look at the 2.4 case, but for 2.6, it seems e100 was enabling
> > PME wakeup during probe.  PME shouldn't be enabled while the system is
> > up.  I suspect the assertion of PME while the system is up is what's
> > causing problems.  This patch moves PME wakeup enabling to either
> > suspend or shutdown.
> >
> > David, would you give this patch a try?  Make sure the system still
> > wakes from a magic packet if suspended or shut down, and doesn't cause
> > kacpid to go crazy if system is running.  If it helps for 2.6, perhaps
> > someone can look into 2.4 to see if there is something similar going on
> This issue was reported on 2.4.

Can any of you guys test v2.6, please?

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