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[Bug 1491761] Re: Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (rev 02) not working in 14.04 and 15.04


filip, the issue you are reporting is an upstream one. Could you please
report this problem following the instructions verbatim at
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Upstream/kernel to the appropriate mailing
list (netdev CC Realtek linux nic maintainers)?

Please provide a direct URL to your e-mail to the mailing list once you
have made it so that it may be tracked via http://vger.kernel.org/vger-
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respective archive.

Thank you for your understanding.

** Tags removed: kernel-bug-exists-upstream-4.3.0-040300rc1
** Tags added: kernel-bug-exists-upstream kernel-bug-exists-upstream-4.3-rc1

** Changed in: linux (Ubuntu)
       Status: Confirmed => Triaged

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  Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E
  PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (rev 02) not working in 14.04 and

Status in linux package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  <info> (eth0): carrier is OFF
  Sep  2 20:00:32 cq71 NetworkManager[579]: <info> (eth0): new Ethernet device (driver: 'r8169' ifindex: 2)
  Sep  2 20:00:32 cq71 NetworkManager[579]: <info> (eth0): exported as /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/1
  Sep  2 20:00:32 cq71 NetworkManager[579]: <info> (eth0): device state change: unmanaged -> unavailable (reason 'managed') [10 20 2]
  Sep  2 20:00:32 cq71 NetworkManager[579]: <error> [1441216832.927980] [platform/nm-linux-platform.c:2250] link_change(): Netlink error changing link 2:  <UP> mtu 0 (1) driver 'r8169' udi '/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1c.1/0000:03:00.0/net/eth0': Invalid address for specified address family
  Sep  2 20:00:32 cq71 NetworkManager[579]: <info> (eth0): preparing device

  r8169 0000:03:00.0 eth0: RTL8102e at 0xffffc90004778000,
  00:00:00:00:00:00, XID 04c00000 IRQ 27

  03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (rev 02)
  	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 306c
  	Kernel driver in use: r8169

    *-network DISABLED
         description: Ethernet interface
         product: RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
         vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
         physical id: 0
         bus info: pci@0000:03:00.0
         logical name: eth0
         version: 02
         size: 100Mbit/s
         capacity: 100Mbit/s
         width: 64 bits
         clock: 33MHz
         capabilities: pm msi pciexpress msix vpd bus_master cap_list rom ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation
         configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=r8169 driverversion=2.3LK-NAPI duplex=full latency=0 link=no multicast=yes port=MII speed=100Mbit/s
         resources: irq:27 ioport:2000(size=256) memory:d4010000-d4010fff memory:d4000000-d400ffff memory:d5000000-d500ffff

  i compiled the r8101 module from here:

  after i put in a "cloned mac adress" the card is functional.
  there is also an old bug report of this:
  ApportVersion: 2.17.2-0ubuntu1.3
  Architecture: amd64
   /dev/snd/controlC0:  filip      1084 F.... pulseaudio
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.04
  HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=6f27858b-0ba5-46f9-b656-36f652d32cb0
  NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
  Package: linux (not installed)
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.19.0-16-generic root=UUID=c8c26d44-1f21-4878-8430-8e0fe79ffcc4 ro quiet splash
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.19.0-16.16-generic 3.19.3
   linux-restricted-modules-3.19.0-16-generic N/A
   linux-backports-modules-3.19.0-16-generic  N/A
   linux-firmware                             1.143.3
   0: phy0: Wireless LAN
   	Soft blocked: no
   	Hard blocked: no
  Tags:  vivid
  UdevLog: Error: [Errno 2] Bestand of map bestaat niet: '/var/log/udev'
  Uname: Linux 3.19.0-16-generic x86_64
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo
  _MarkForUpload: True
  dmi.bios.date: 09/22/2009
  dmi.bios.vendor: Hewlett-Packard
  dmi.bios.version: F.14
  dmi.board.asset.tag: Base Board Asset Tag
  dmi.board.name: 306C
  dmi.board.vendor: Quanta
  dmi.board.version: 21.12
  dmi.chassis.type: 10
  dmi.chassis.vendor: Quanta
  dmi.chassis.version: N/A
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnHewlett-Packard:bvrF.14:bd09/22/2009:svnHewlett-Packard:pn:pvrRev1:rvnQuanta:rn306C:rvr21.12:cvnQuanta:ct10:cvrN/A:
  dmi.product.version: Rev 1
  dmi.sys.vendor: Hewlett-Packard

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