Weird PCI/PCIe enumeration on PowerEdge 860s

Dhawal Doshy dhawal at netmagicsolutions.com
Tue Feb 13 05:05:55 CST 2007


Chris Howells wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm configring a new PowerEdge 860 server. It has two onboard Broadcom 
> ethernet ports and I've put an Intel Pro/1000 PT Quad Port GigE card 
> into one of the PCIe slots. The OS is Ubuntu 6.06.1.
[snip
]> So, everything was going OK until towards the end, when tg3 decided it
> wanted to be eth1, when e1000 already was. Linux problem, BIOS problem? 
> Any insight would be useful.

See 
http://lists.us.dell.com/pipermail/linux-poweredge/2006-August/026679.html

BTW, version 0.4 is out as well.. though i doubt support for anything 
other than redhat/suse.

- dhawal



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