Re: tulip_stop_rxtx() failed (CSR5 0xf0260000 CSR6 0xb3862002) onDEC Alpha Personal Workstation 433au

From: Adrian Glaubitz
Date: Wed Apr 07 2010 - 09:42:43 EST


On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 10:36:22AM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-04-05 at 19:13 +0200, Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > I installed Debian unstable on an old digital workstation "DEC Digital
> > Personal Workstation 433au" (Miata) which has an on-board tulip
> > network controller. I'm not really using that network controller but
> > an off-board intel e1000 controller. However, I found that the tulip
> > driver produces a lot of noise in the message log, the following
> > message is repated periodically and spams the whole message log:
> >
> > 0000:00:03.0: tulip_stop_rxtx() failed (CSR5 0xf0260000 CSR6 0xb3862002)
> >
> > Do you think this is related to the fact that no cable is connected to
> > the network controller?
> Probably something is trying periodically to open the device.
> Maybe this helps reduce the message log noise:
> Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Adrian Glaubitz <glaubitz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Patch works perfectly. Now the message log looks pretty normal.


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