Re: [PATCH -rt DO NOT APPLY] Fix for tg3 networking lockup

From: David Miller
Date: Thu Aug 03 2006 - 17:42:08 EST

From: Alistair John Strachan <s0348365@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2006 18:04:55 +0100

> Probably. I have an NC6000 with a tg3 and have never experienced
> link failure problems, even under -rt.

And note that the "poke the chip N times a second to avoid lockup"
issue only matters on very very old tg3 chips.

Therefore I think Ted fixed his problem by accident, as very few
people in the world actually have tg3 chips old enough to need that
periodic poking.
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