Bug#439462: linux-2.6: pci ordering issue
On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 01:21:45AM +0100, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 25, 2007 at 01:22:37AM -0700, Matt Taggart wrote:
> > Package: linux-2.6
> > Version: 2.6.18.dfsg.1-13etch1
> > Last September Matt Domsch <Matt_Domsch@dell.com> reported a problem where,
> > due to the difference in the way the 2.4 and 2.6 kernels walk the PCI bus,
> > on some systems drivers (mainly NIC drivers) were discovering and naming
> > devices in different orders from 2.4 to 2.6. The problem, potential
> > solutions, and proposed patch are at
> > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdif
> > f;h=6b4b78fed47e7380dfe9280b154e8b9bfcd4c86c
> > I am filing this bug against a specific version of linux-2.6, but it
> > affects all older 2.6 kernels and all newer 2.6 kernels up to the point the
> > above patches made it into a debian kernel (the first patch was in upstream
> > 2.6.19 at least).
> this patch was never backported to the 2.6.18 kernel.
> Since most systems should be upgraded to Etch by now I think we should just
> close this bug. Do you agree?
> (Also all NICs are covered the persistent-net-rules udev rule)
yes, I agree.
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