[Centos] HP switch and e1000 install

Mon Jan 10 21:15:12 UTC 2005
Bill Wichser <bill at Princeton.EDU>

In answer to my own question, the problem can be traced back to a 
software issue with the HP switch.  By turning off LACP on all the 
ports, the timings work so that the installation continues.


Bill Wichser wrote:
> There appears to be an issue with installation over an HP switch.  Upon 
> bootup, the network driver resets twice which somehow never allows the 
> client to ask and therefore receive it's MAC address.
> This follows the RH bug : 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=110036
> Installation via a directly attached cable to the head node works fine.
> I have emailed the Beowulf list in hopes that the problem was in some 
> configuration of the switch but have recently come across this bug 
> report and it appears that the symptoms are the same.
> Are there any plans to roll these patches into CentOS 3.3 (x86_64) in 
> the near future?
> Thanks,
> Bill
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