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Bug#656331: r8169 with ASUS M2A-VM (SB600): Network device stays down after resume

On Wed, 2012-01-18 at 15:15 +0100, Paul Menzel wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 3.1.8-2
> Severity: normal
> Dear Debian folks,
> suspending and resuming a lot, it happens once to me, that the network
> device did not come back correctly.

Some of the RTL81xx gigabit Ethernet controllers need a firmware patch
to be reliable.  I can't tell whether you have one of these.  Are there
any kernel log messages about requesting a firmware file for the NIC?
If so, does installing firmware-realtek fix the problem?


Ben Hutchings
When in doubt, use brute force. - Ken Thompson

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