I am trying to use a rig with Gigabyte GA-880GA-UD3H mother board and Intel 82574L based NICr (EXPI9301CTBLK) under CentOS 5.5. Unfortunately I have issue with the NIC - during boot it fails to initialise:
Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - 1.3.10a-NAPI
Copyright(c) 1999 - 2011 Intel Corporation.
ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:02:00.0[A] -> GSI 19 (level, low) -> IRQ 16
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:02:00.0 to 64
e1000e 0000:02:00.0: Using NUMA node 0 for memory allocations
ACPI: PCI interrupt for device 0000:02:00.0 disabled
e1000e: probe of 0000:02:00.0 failed with error -2
I receive the same result with both the original e1000e driver from the distribution and the latest driver from Intel site (as seen in the example). I have tried also 2.6.37 kernel version - with the same result. The adapter however works fine under Windows and with Ubuntu 10.10 LiveCD. Please help me rsolve the issue. Thank you very much in advance.
I asked our engineers about a possible resolution, but this looks like it might be a new bug. This issue is worth tracking down, but there is a better place for help with LInux driver bugs. Your best bet is to open a bug on SourceForge. The support page at http://sourceforge.net/projects/e1000/support http://sourceforge.net/projects/e1000/support has a link for creating a new item in the Bugs Tracker.
I received the following information about what to include in your bug report from one of our software engineers:
This is a useful set of information that we almost always ask for when trying to solve a problem:
* Summary of bug (one line):
* Detailed description of bug:
* Reproducible with steps:
* Distribution and version:
* Kernel version:
* Intel Network Driver version (ethtool -i ethX):
* Dmesg info with modprobe e1000 debug=21, or at least any relevant dmesg info:
* 'ethtool ' output:
* 'ethtool -i ' output:
* 'ethtool -e ' output:
* 'lspci -vvv' output:
* 'cat /proc/interrupts' output:
Also please see the file REPORTING-BUGS included in your kernel source. One possible location is here: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/docs/lkml/reporting-bugs.html http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/docs/lkml/reporting-bugs.html
I hope this helps.