Re: Linux 2.2.16pre6

From: James Sutherland (jas88@cam.ac.uk)
Date: Fri Jun 02 2000 - 03:16:48 EST


On Thu, 1 Jun 2000, Markus Pfeiffer wrote:
>
> Ive got a D-Link card with 8139 running in my SMP ( dual 450 MHz PII /
> Asus P2DS ).
> Never experienced any problems ( Yes, I have got SMP enabled ... :-) ).

You aren't running with "noasic", presumably? What's the network load
like?

> Hardware/BIOS problem with BP6 ?? Besides, NT and W2K also run OK with
> 8139 on a similarly configured Computer which I worked with ...
> Perhaps this information helps ...

I very much doubt it's a hardware problem in this case. The only hint I've
found so far is the syslog entries indicating the IRQ handler has been
reentered, which the driver appears to regard as a problem. If it's
non-reentrant code being reentered, things will go wrong...

James.

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