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Re: [K12OSN] RE: Lenovo Thin Client Problems



I've had the same error happen frequently, and I believe its down the
the tg3 drivers. My eth0 and eth1 would be working fine for a couple
of months and then for whatever reason, one of them stops working
completely without the kernel being able to probe it. A simple, albeit
stupid workaround was to load a usb or cdrom based live distro and
then it reconnects. After this restarting got both nics back up.

Kind Regards,
David Van Assche

2008/9/11 Crampton, Stephen C. <cramptons duvalschools org>:
> SERVER
> [mrc server ~]$ uname -a
> Linux server.ltsp 2.6.20-1.2320.fc5 #1 SMP Tue Jun 12 18:50:49 EDT 2007
> x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>
>
> Some other types of clients boot, however, . . .
>
> With the client specified below I get a kernel panic after
>   Running /linuxrc
>   Mounting /proc
>   ERROR: Could not automatically detect the network card . . .
>
> After changing default to read
>   prompt 0
>   label linux
>    kernel vmlinuz.ltsp
>    append root=/dev/ram0 rw initrd=initramfs.gz
> MOPTS=nolock,ro,wsize=2048,rsize=2048 NIC=tg3
>
> I get the panic at about the same place, after
>
>   insmod /lib/modules/2.6.17.3-ltsp-1/kernel/direcers/net/tg3.ko
>   Running dhcpd on port 67
>
>   ERROR! dhcpd failed!
>
>
> CLIENT
> Lenovo ThinkCentre M55e
> http://review.zdnet.com/desktops/lenovo-thinkcentre-m55e-9632/4507-3118_16-32330429.html?tag=ut
>
> Tried adding NIC=tg3 to default per
> http://wiki.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/KernelOptions
>
> Also tried backporting the ltsp-kernel per
> http://www.redhat.com/archives/k12osn/2006-September/msg00216.html
>
> Can anyone help?
>
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