Kernel 2.4.18-26* kernel fixes tg3 driver hang Matt_Domsch at
Tue Mar 4 16:12:01 CST 2003

Errata kernel 2.4.18-26* is now available on Red Hat Network.  This fixes
the system hangs with the tg3 driver.

Updated 2.4 kernel fixes tg3 driver hang

Advisory: RHBA-2003:069-12 
Last updated on: 2003-02-28 
Affected Products:
Red Hat Linux 7.1
Red Hat Linux 7.2
Red Hat Linux 7.3
Red Hat Linux 8.0 

   Bug Fix Advisory 


Updated kernel packages for Red Hat Linux 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, and 8.0 are now
available that fix a deadlock with the tg3 driver on certain revisions of
the Broadcom 570x gigabit ethernet series

The Linux kernel handles the basic functions of the operating system. 
This advisory deals with updates to Red Hat Linux 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, and 8.0. 

Only users of Red Hat Linux 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, and 8.0 that have a Broadcom
gigabit ethernet card might need to upgrade to these packages; there are
no other new features present.


Matt Domsch
Sr. Software Engineer, Lead Engineer, Architect
Dell Linux Solutions
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