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eth0 not coming up on boot, FC10

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Hello : I've got a weird problem that I cannot figure out. Sometimes (but not every time), when booting my Dell Inspiron 530, eth0 will not come up right away. I can boot and log in to Gnome, and the NetworkManager applet shows that the ethernet cable is unplugged. After sitting for 5-10 minutes, it will link up and everything works. If I unplug the network cable and plug it back in, it comes right up. But once it's linked, it works fine and never disconnects after that. I've tried switching to a different port on my switch and a new ethernet cable. So I suspect it's some sort of weird kernel problem. I checked /var/log/messages and the only thing that looks weird is: Oct 17 07:51:49 obi-wan kernel: e1000e: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - 0.3.3.3-k6 Oct 17 07:51:49 obi-wan kernel: e1000e: Copyright (c) 1999-2008 Intel Corporation. Oct 17 07:51:49 obi-wan kernel: e1000e 0000:00:19.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 20 (level, low) -> IRQ 20 Oct 17 07:51:49 obi-wan kernel: 0000:00:19.0: 0000:00:19.0: Failed to initialize MSI interrupts. Falling back to legacy interrupts. Oct 17 07:51:49 obi-wan kernel: FDC 0 is a post-1991 82077 Oct 17 07:51:49 obi-wan kernel: 0000:00:19.0: eth0: (PCI Express:2.5GB/s:Width x1) 00:21:9b:29:5c:1b Oct 17 07:51:49 obi-wan kernel: 0000:00:19.0: eth0: Intel(R) PRO/10/100 Network Connection Oct 17 07:51:49 obi-wan kernel: 0000:00:19.0: eth0: MAC: 6, PHY: 7, PBA No: ffffff-0ff But I have a second Inspiron 530 that has the same entry and it works fine. Has anybody seen a problem like this? I've looked around and so far can't find out the exact issue. I've upgraded NetworkManager to the latest version for FC10, and still the same problem. Thanks! -- Chris (HowTos)