Re: PROBLEM: Network hang: "eth0: Tx timed out (f0080), is buffer full?" (Plain)

From: Richard Ems
Date: Fri Dec 17 2004 - 12:20:10 EST

Jon Mason wrote:
It seems to me the cause of the tx timeouts is the "HostError", which
is a PCI bus error. This most likely caused the adapter to hang and
then the transmits started timing out.

As far as I can tell, the dl2k driver code is common between 2.4 and
2.6. So, some other change in the kernel is causing the driver to
behave differently and expose this problem.

I am not the maintainer, but I can try to assist you. However, it will
require running debug drivers (as I am not able to find any
documentation on this adapter). If you are not willing or able to do
this, then I would suggest going back to the 2.4 kernel.

Ok, yes, I'm willing to try your debug drivers. We'll see if I'm also able ;-)

What shall I do?

Thanks ,Richard

Richard Ems

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