[ipxe-devel] ifopen net0 not enough space

Matthias Teege matthias-ipxe at mteege.de
Tue May 3 15:18:06 BST 2011


On Tue, 3 May 2011, Michael Brown wrote:

> > 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
> 
>   DEBUG=e1000e_main
> 
> to see if any useful messages emerge.

It probes every interface from 0 to 6 with a message like this:

mmio_start: 0xfbde0000
mmio_len: 0x00020000
adapter->hw.hw_addr: ...
adapter->max.typ: ...
00:10:f3:...
e100e_probe succeeded!

and then dies with

err.alloc.etherdev

Maybe too much interfaces :-)
Matthias


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