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[Bug 488898] Re: [hardy; e1000] ethtool operation to bonding slave device may hang system; corrupt data


Peter Matulis, this bug was reported a while ago and there hasn't been
any activity in it recently. We were wondering if this is still an
issue? If so, could you please test for this with the latest development
release of Ubuntu? ISO images are available from
http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/current/ .

If it remains an issue, could you please run the following command in
the development release from a Terminal
(Applications->Accessories->Terminal), as it will automatically gather
and attach updated debug information to this report:

apport-collect -p linux <replace-with-bug-number>

Also, could you please test the latest upstream kernel available (not the daily folder) following https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelMainlineBuilds ? It will allow additional upstream developers to examine the issue. Once you've tested the upstream kernel, please comment on which kernel version specifically you tested. If this bug is fixed in the mainline kernel, please add the following tags:

where VERSION-NUMBER is the version number of the kernel you tested. For example:

This can be done by clicking on the yellow circle with a black pencil icon next to the word Tags located at the bottom of the bug description. As well, please remove the tag:

If the mainline kernel does not fix this bug, please add the following tags:

As well, please remove the tag:

Once testing of the upstream kernel is complete, please mark this bug's
Status as Confirmed. Please let us know your results. Thank you for your

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

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  [hardy; e1000] ethtool operation to bonding slave device may hang
  system;  corrupt data

Status in Ubuntu China Edition:
Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:
Status in “linux” package in Fedora:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  There is a problem using bonding with 80003ES2LAN network cards (e1000
  module) on Hardy.  The system can hang and data corruption has been

  Please see attachments: kernel_logs.txt

  This is from a Sun Fire X2250

  Red Hat confirmed bug and patch:


  The problem can be reproduced by executing, several times, the

  # ethetool eth0

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