Any progress? 3com driver problems

From: Marc Perkel (marc@perkel.com)
Date: Sat May 26 2001 - 13:14:26 EST


Just wondering if you all made any progress on the driver problems? I just
compiled 2.4.5 and no change.

Still getting messages similar to this one.

May 22 21:42:55 ctyme kernel: Flags; bus-master 1, dirty 285954(2) current
285954(2)
May 22 21:42:55 ctyme kernel: Transmit list 00000000 vs. cfe01280.
May 22 21:42:55 ctyme kernel: 0: @cfe01200 length 800005e6 status 000105e6
May 22 21:42:55 ctyme kernel: 1: @cfe01240 length 800005e6 status 800105e6

Jeff Garzik wrote:

> Alan Cox wrote:
> >
> > > kernel: eth0: Too much work at interrupt. InrtStatus=0x0040.
> > > It's running a different network card. 8139too driver
> >
> > We are having a cetain amount of fun with the 8139too but finally have good
> > contacts with the maker
>
> It looks like the RxFifoOverflow handling is currently borked, but the
> 8139 dhcp and RxFifoOver problems are my top priority [assuming test
> machines behave, which they are not currently :/]
>
> > > > May 22 16:54:41 ctyme kernel: 14: @cfe01580 length 800005ea status
> > > > 000105ea
> > > > May 22 16:54:41 ctyme kernel: 15: @cfe015c0 length 800005ea status
> > > > 000105ea
> > >
> >
> > Doesnt tell me a lot - there should be a message with it
>
> yeah, you need the stuff before "0:", not the tail end ("14:", "15:")
>
> > Btw: you want jgarzik@mandrakesoft.com - guru of all things ethernet
>
> You are funny :)
>
> --
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