Re: network problems with 2.0.33 and epic100 ethernet card

Rob van Nieuwkerk (
Sun, 18 Jan 1998 16:37:01 +0100

Hi Dany,

> After an uptime of 7 days it was suddenly dead over ethernet.
> ICMP redirect from
> double unlock on device queue!
> double lock on device queue, lock=255 caller=00138521
> what i did was:
> ifconfig eth0 down
> rmmod epic100
> insmod epic100
> /etc/init.d/network
> and all worked well over ethernet again
> Anyone have any ideas ?

We had similar problems with a SMC EPIC/100 (although I don't know if we
got that message). All our problems went away since we upgraded to a
newer version of the driver available on:

Rob van Nieuwkerk