e1000 Watchdog Messages

Peter Mueller pmueller at sidestep.com
Mon Jul 25 18:01:40 CDT 2005

Hi Ben,

> My problem is that the machine is not working normally. When 
> using only eth0 (upper onboard NIC), the link actually goes 
> down until I ifup/idown for that iface. If I use only eth1 
> (the lower iface), I do not have any problems.
> Basically, whenever eth0 is the sole active link it fails.

You didn't mention your e1000 driver version?  Have you tried the latest
driver & firmware?



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