dead network on JS21 with tg3 driver after flowcontrol changes

Olaf Hering olaf at
Fri May 16 18:13:30 EST 2008

On Thu, May 15, Michael Chan wrote:

> Matt, I think that's very likely the problem.  If we are trying to
> establish link in parallel detect mode, the flow control settings may
> not match.  If we do not enter the if statement to do nothing, we will
> keep autonegotiating forever and never establish link.

Yes, this patch fixes nfsroot for me. Thanks.
mii-tool is not shipped anymore, even in SLES10.
I assume that ethtool is the replacement?


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