Handling of the e1000e bug

Donnie Berkholz dberkholz at gentoo.org
Thu Sep 25 16:12:52 PDT 2008

On 12:02 Wed 24 Sep     , 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.

We added a warning to our git-sources kernel package (and soon 
vanilla-sources), which people have to explicitly install 'testing' 
versions of to use RC kernels:

"If your system utilizes the e1000e driver DO NOT install and run any 
2.6.27 kernel.  See bug #238489 for more information"


Donnie Berkholz
Developer, Gentoo Linux
Blog: http://dberkholz.wordpress.com
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