Handling of the e1000e bug

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Wed Sep 24 06:35:38 PDT 2008

Hi James,

James Westby wrote:
> I'm just posting this as I'm interested in how any other 2.6.27 using
> distributions are handling the e1000e bug.
>   http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11382
> I saw that openSUSE put out a warning to their users about the
> issue
>   http://lwn.net/Articles/299787/
> have other distributions done the same?

Mandriva also issued a warning to all users via our mailing lists and 
RSS feeds.


This kernel is used in our 2009.0 distribution which is currently 
entering the final RC phase.

At present (for our final RC) we have disabled the module to be safe.



Colin Guthrie

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