Bug#454618: [sparc] netra x1 - flapping interfaces / not installable
On Thursday 06 December 2007, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> This is the very same problem as #360699 reported which was closed.
Because it is not a problem we can solve in the installer, nor is it
apparently a problem that can be solved in the kernel: there are two series
of different, partially incompatible hardware which use the same PCI IDs...
> Unloading dmfe.ko and loading tulip.ko (and removing dmfe.ko to
> dismiss further loading) helps ...
This is documented in:
An easier way to prevent loading dmfe.ko is to boot the installer
with 'install dmfe.blacklist=yes'. This is already documented in the
development version of the installation guide: