Re: e1000 driver works on UP, bt not SMP x86_64 (2.6.7 -2.6.12)

From: Alexey Dobriyan
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 17:04:06 EST

On Monday 20 June 2005 03:55, David Lang wrote:
> I have some systems with three Intel quad gig-E cards in them that
> function with the attached UP config, but port 4 of each card doesn't work
> properly with a SMP kernel (otherwise the same config).
> on a SMP kernel when I do an ifconfig of the fourth port I get the
> following error
> SIOCSIFFLAGS: Function not implemented
> doing an ifconfig of the interface then looks proper, but no network route
> is added.
> I first ran into this problem with a 2.6.7 kernel and tried several
> kernels from there to 2.6.12, all of which showed the same problem on SMP
> kernels. the problem happens with the driver built-in and as a module.
> the systems are dual Opteron 246, 2G ram MPT fusion SCSI drives.

I've filed a bug at kernel bugzilla, so your report won't be lost.
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