Bug#596924: orion5x kernel 2.6.32-21 fails to detect network link on Linkstation Pro
* Ryan Tandy <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2010-09-14 21:19]:
> Today I performed a network-console install of Squeeze on my
> Linkstation Pro, using a recent d-i from p.d.o/~joeyh. The
> installation completed successfully. Afterwards the system appeared
> to boot, but did not respond to ping. I attached the hard drive to
> another machine and discovered from the saved dmesg that the network
> device never entered the "link up" state. This appears to be a
> regression in 2.6.32-21 since the 2.6.32-20 kernel included in the
> installer works correctly.
Can you connect a serial console to see what's going on? Can you try
2.6.32-20 from http://snapshot.debian.org/ to see if that works? I
don't see any network related changes between -20 and -21.