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Re: kernel bug?



Kam Leo wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 9:18 AM, Agile Aspect <agile aspect gmail com> wrote:
>   
>> Hi - I have a Toshiba Satellite L355D-S7815 laptop with r8108E (10/100
>> Mbits/sec)
>> NIC which I'm trying to get working.
>>
>> There's appears to be a bug in the default kernel (2.6.25-14.fc9.x86_64)
>> for Fedora 9:
>>
>>   Sep 24 09:02:22 localhost kernel: r8169 Gigabit Ethernet driver
>> 2.2LK-NAPI loaded
>>   Sep 24 09:02:22 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:04:00.0[A]
>> -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
>>   Sep 24 09:02:22 localhost kernel: BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL
>> pointer dereference at 0000000000000208
>>
>> I downloaded the r8108E driver from RealTek which I can build and
>> install, but  the
>> problem is I can *NOT*
>>
>>    rmmod r8169   (ERROR: Module in use)
>>
>> or
>>
>>    insmod r8108  (insmod: error inserting 'r8101.ko' : -1 Invalid
>> module format)
>>
>> I am dead in the water.
>>
>> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>>
>>     
>
> Try stopping networking first; i.e. "/etc/init.d/network stop", or
> boot into runlevel 1.
>
>   
Thanks for the reply - I already tried it.  I shutdown both
/etc/init.d/network
and /etc/init.d/NetworkManager and it didn't help.

And, I get a kernel error regardless of where or not the LAN is turned
on in
the BIOS.

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