strange ethernet behavior with Superjmicro mb and Gentoo
On Wed, 13 Feb 2008 09:57:07 -0500
John covici <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi. I have just gotten a computer with a Super Micro c2sbe
> Motherboard. Now I also bought a dual port PCI Express ethernet
> card. Now the normal kernel driver in my 2.6.21-gentoo-r4 does not
> recognize the ethernet port on the motherboard, only the dual port
> PCI Express card. So I found an Intel driver which seemed to be a
> later version of the e1000 driver and installed it.
> Now the strange part is that in order for the Ethernet on the mb to be
> recognized, I must rmmod and modprobe the module again and blacklist
> it from udev, although the later seemed not to do much. Does
> anyone know why I must do such a thing? If I don't do the rmmod and
> modprobe the dual port card is still recognized, but the mb one is
> Thanks in advance for your help.
You might consider asking the source of the driver.
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