Re: e1000e: sporadic "hardware error"s with Intel 82563EB on SupermicroX7DB3

From: Hillier, Gernot
Date: Thu Oct 16 2008 - 12:02:44 EST

Hi there!

Graham, David wrote:
> It would help if you could provide a little more information. Could you
> provide (for one of each of the two configurations that you have - one
> with the IPMI card, one without):
> lspci -t
> lspci -vvv -xxxx
> ethtool -e eth0

Ok, it turned out that we still can reproduce the problem - even after the
firmware upgrade. So I collected the information you requested from two

- BVSIM3 is the one with the IPMI card.
- BVSIM5 the one without the IPMI card.

As the output from the commands you requested is rather large, I uploaded
it to the following URLs instead posting it to the list, hope that's ok:

All commands were run in the error case, i.e. after e1000e said "Hardware

> BIOS "IPMI" menus (I know you already gave us one, but both
> would be good)

BVSIM3 shows the IPMI menu I already provided
BVSIM5 shows no IPMI menu

Thanks in advance!

With kind regards,
Gernot Hillier
Siemens AG, CT SE 2, Corporate Competence Center Embedded Linux
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