Bug#542358: linux-image-2.6.30-1-686: "e100" module refuses to load
On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 10:28:44AM +0200, Jan Prunk wrote:
> Package: linux-image-2.6.30-1-686
> Version: 2.6.30-5
> Severity: normal
> Hello !
> I have recently upgraded the kernel to 2.6.30 (squeeze) from a running 2.6.26.
> During the upgrade I got this error:
> Setting up linux-image-2.6.30-1-686 (2.6.30-5) ...
> Running depmod.
> Running update-initramfs.
> update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-2.6.30-1-686
> W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/e100/d102e_ucode.bin for module e100
> W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/e100/d101s_ucode.bin for module e100
> W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/e100/d101m_ucode.bin for module e100
You probably need to install the firmware-linux package from non-free.
Please let us know if this fixes the issue for you.
> Running update-grub.
> In 2.6.26 kernel the dmesg will tell me:
> [ 10.884256] e100: eth0: e100_watchdog: link up, 100Mbps, full-duplex
> [ 10.888710] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): eth0: link becomes ready
> Which enables the "e100" module to be working.
> However in 2.6.30 I cannot connect anymore to the machine over the internet, I assume
> that it is becouse of this ethernet module which I am using. The machine seems to boot
> into 2.6.30 and then it hangs there. I cannot investigate any further, becouse of the
> remote access.