Comment 52 for bug 562742

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MadFranky (madfranky) wrote : Re: [Bug 562742] Re: r8169 ethernet MAC address changes in 2.6.32 kernel

On Mon, 2010-09-06 at 09:59 +0000, Alvin wrote:

> Is this bug still under investigation? MAC addresses on kernel
> 2.6.32-24-generic are wrong,

I never again had any weird MAC address.


> Occasionally, the ethernet adapter doesn't register at all and the
> light on the ethernet switch blinks slowly on and off, about once per

This still happens occasionally. The only solution is a "cold restart"
of the machine. And that's quite annoying. :-(