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Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2023 07:40:32 +0000
From: Hayes Wang <hayeswang@...ltek.com>
To: Ferenc Fejes <fejes@....elte.hu>, Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
CC: netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-usb@...r.kernel.org"
	<linux-usb@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: RE: r8152: error when loading the module

Ferenc Fejes <fejes@....elte.hu>
> Sent: Friday, October 20, 2023 2:34 PM
[...]
> > However, I check the firmware and find some wrong content.
> > Could you remove /lib/firmware/rtl_nic/rtl8156b-2.fw and unplug the device.
> > Then, plug the device and check it again.
> 
> Yes, I'll do that, but strangely enough the error has disappeared since
> then. I played with the setup yesterday a little more. The NIC is
> actually built into my monitor, which is always powered on - so
> regardless if my laptop connected or not, the NIC is probably on. I
> rebooted to Windows, and then rebooted to Linux, and magically the bug
> just disappeared.
> 
> Is this possible/makes sense to you?

I guess it is relative to the firmware.
Maybe the windows load the correct firmware, and fix it.

Best Regards,
Hayes


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