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FC3 and 2 net interfaces :-(



Yeah, but I just spent 1 hour to put my IBM T40 laptop on the network.

I have 2 interfaces: GigEthernet (e1000) and Cisco Wireless (airo).
airo wants to be ALLWAYS eth0, but if you load e1000 first, it will be
eth0. Then if you rmmod e1000 and then rmmod airo, your command line
hangs, and if you try to init 6 in another shell, it will hang in some
point, with kernel messages saying it is waiting for eth0 to bee
freed. Finally, you'll have to put your finger in the power button.

Kudzu also has some (probably related) problems with network:
Every boot he has 2 messages for me:
a) AIRO was removed (it is an internal chip in my laptop !!!)
b) new AIRO was found. Duh....

I reported this last bug in FC2, and it is marked as closed, :-(
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=124805

It seems this problem happens on any system that has 2 interfaces.
Anyone else with this on FC3 ?

Regards,
Avi

On Thu, 11 Nov 2004 15:47:32 +0100, Matthias Saou
<thias spam spam spam spam spam spam spam egg and spam freshrpms net>
wrote:
> Avi Alkalay wrote :
> 
> > Why 'rpm -Uvh' or 'yum install' seems faster in FC3 ?
> > Why KDE is waaaaaay faster than FC2 ?
> > Why now my Cisco wireless works (after some tweeks) ?
> >
> > What was improved ?
> 
> ...all the above... and more! :-)
> 
> I've also had this kind of feedback from regular end-users : The general
> overall impression is "faster and snappier", which is really great news.
> 
> As for the individual questions above, yum is a lot faster since it uses
> the new metadata format (no endless initial download of header files),
> python pickles... and has been more or less entirelay rewritten since 2.0.
> For rpm, maybe some not-so-needed internal checks have been disabled for
> normal operation? KDE... I couldn't say, I don't use it myself.
> 
> Matthias


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