Article ID: 000033529 Content Type: Troubleshooting Last Reviewed: 07/28/2021

82574L e1000e: eth0 NIC Link is Down

Environment

Driver version: 3.2.6-k

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Summary

Provide information to fix the issue when 82574L encountered e1000e-eth0-NIC link down.

Description

82574L e1000e: eth0 NIC Link is Down

Recently upgraded server running Xen from 3.18.44-20.el6.x86_64 to 4.9.39-29.el6.x86_64 
After the reboot, the system randomly gets e1000e: eth0 NIC Link is Down. This happens for only a second.

Resolution

Configure IntMode=1,1. Set this in modprobe.d and restart the system.

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