dead network on JS21 with tg3 driver after flowcontrol changes

Michael Chan mchan at
Fri May 16 01:10:16 EST 2008

Olaf Hering wrote:

> Any ideas how to fix this?
> What info do you need from the system?

Are you using eth0 or eth1?  The dmesg below shows that
link came up on eth1 and IP address from DHCP was received.

> Sending DHCP requests .<6>tg3: eth1: Link is up at 1000 Mbps, 
> full duplex.
> tg3: eth1: Flow control is off for TX and off for RX.
> ., OK
> IP-Config: Got DHCP answer from, my address is
> IP-Config: Complete:

If you're using eth0 and link did not come up, please provide
mii-tool -vvv eth0.


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