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Bug 230429 - ethtool -e eth0 returns error.
Summary: ethtool -e eth0 returns error.
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 3.8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Kernel Manager
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-02-28 20:04 UTC by Michael Chan
Modified: 2007-11-17 01:14 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-10-19 18:38:17 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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Bug fix patch (deleted)
2007-02-28 20:04 UTC, Michael Chan
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Description Michael Chan 2007-02-28 20:04:55 UTC
Description of problem: ethtool -e eth0 to dump ethernet adapter's eeprom 
contents always returns error.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible: Always.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. ethtool -e eth0
Actual results: Cannot get EEPROM data: Invalid argument

Expected results: Hex dump of EEPROM.

Additional info: One-liner patch for net/core/ethttol.c is attached.

Comment 1 Michael Chan 2007-02-28 20:04:55 UTC
Created attachment 148954 [details]
Bug fix patch

Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-10-19 18:38:17 UTC
This bug is filed against RHEL 3, which is in maintenance phase.
During the maintenance phase, only security errata and select mission
critical bug fixes will be released for enterprise products. Since
this bug does not meet that criteria, it is now being closed.
For more information of the RHEL errata support policy, please visit:
If you feel this bug is indeed mission critical, please contact your
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information on how this bug is affecting you.

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