[CentOS] Eth1 problem on CentOS-6.3

Wed Aug 15 15:44:12 UTC 2012
Ned Slider <ned at unixmail.co.uk>

On 15/08/12 16:18, James B. Byrne wrote:
> On Wed, August 15, 2012 09:15, Reindl Harald wrote:
>> did you read the output you posted?
>> http://lmgtfy.com/?q=unable+to+load+firmware+patch+rtl_nic%2Frtl8168d-1.fw
> r8169 0000:01:00.0: eth1: invalid firwmare
>> r8169 0000:01:00.0: eth1: unable to load firmware patch
>> rtl_nic/rtl8168d-1.fw (-22)
> I cannot seem to find a fix for this even given the references
> provided.  However, I have discovered that eth1 has problems on the
> second host as well, it just does not generate the same messages:


> So, my questions are: What is the problem and how do I fix it for both
> hosts?

Have you tried the updated driver I suggested?

Set up elrepo.org repository and then do:

yum install kmod-r8168

reboot and test.

If it doesn't work you can uninstall it and you've lost nothing but 10 
minutes of your time.