[ipxe-devel] ifopen net0 not enough space

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Tue May 3 14:43:54 BST 2011

On Tuesday 03 May 2011 14:40:23 Matthias Teege wrote:
> On Tue, 3 May 2011, Michael Brown wrote:
> > > ifopen net0
> > > Could not open net0: Not enough space (http://ipxe.org/err/31494006)
> >
> > Thanks.  Does "ifstat" show all 8 interfaces?  Are all other interfaces
> > closed at the point you are attempting "ifopen net0"?
> No, ifstat shows only net0 to net6. All interfaces are closed but Link is
> shown as up.

I suspect that the e1000e driver is allocating something during probe() that 
it should really delay until open().  Unfortunately the debugging in this 
driver is pretty minimal, but you could try building with


to see if any useful messages emerge.


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