Re: massive collisions on RealTek8139 (kernelmodule 8139too) in kernel 2.4.18-19.8.0

From: James Gunning (James.Gunning@csiro.au)
Date: Wed Feb 05 2003 - 17:38:12 EST


D Qi wrote:

> You need to make sure the full/half duplex mode setting for you laptop
> side matches the other side, e.g. the switch, hub or NIC.

Thanks for the suggestion D, but it unfortunately full duplex makes *no*
difference :-(
Collisions are still massive.
Have pretty well run out of ideas.....

>
>
> James Gunning wrote:
>
>> Hi folks,
>> I have redhat 8 installed on an recent Asus L3C laptop.
>> Uses the 8139too module.
>> Ethernet seems to work, but
>> i/s very slow /(about 500k/sec) sending data *from* the laptop. (The
>> other way is ok).
>> Massive collisions seem to occur (see below)
>> Anybody have any idea?
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>> James.
>> ___________________________________________________________________________________
>>
>>
>> Other useful information.....
>>
>> % dmesg|grep Real
>> Real Time Clock Driver v1.10e
>> eth0: RealTek RTL8139 Fast Ethernet at 0xe2906000, 00:e0:18:a7:f0:e9,
>> IRQ 9
>>
>> % uname -a
>> Linux ophelia.dpr.csiro.au 2.4.18-19.8.0 #1 Thu Dec 12 05:39:29 EST
>> 2002 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
>>
>>
>> % lsmod
>> Module Size Used by Not tainted
>> binfmt_misc 7528 1
>> nfsd 79920 8 (autoclean)
>> nfs 82564 7 (autoclean)
>> lockd 58064 1 (autoclean) [nfsd nfs]
>> sunrpc 79324 1 (autoclean) [nfsd nfs lockd]
>> ds 8712 2
>> yenta_socket 12960 2
>> pcmcia_core 54784 0 [ds yenta_socket]
>> 8139too 17704 1
>> mii 2156 0 [8139too]
>> iptable_filter 2412 0 (autoclean) (unused)
>> ip_tables 14936 1 [iptable_filter]
>> ide-scsi 10512 0
>> scsi_mod 107240 1 [ide-scsi]
>> ide-cd 33608 0
>> cdrom 33696 0 [ide-cd]
>> ohci1394 20108 0 (unused)
>> ieee1394 46892 0 [ohci1394]
>> mousedev 5524 1
>> keybdev 2976 0 (unused)
>> hid 22244 0 (unused)
>> input 5920 0 [mousedev keybdev hid]
>> usb-uhci 26188 0 (unused)
>> usbcore 77024 1 [hid usb-uhci]
>> ext3 70336 3
>> jbd 52212 3 [ext3]
>>
>> % ifconfig eth0
>> eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:E0:18:A7:F0:E9 inet
>> addr:138.194.136.69 Bcast:138.194.136.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
>> UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
>> RX packets:8409 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
>> TX packets:12301 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>> collisions:8977 txqueuelen:100
>> RX bytes:985352 (962.2 Kb) TX bytes:17151377 (16.3 Mb)
>> Interrupt:9 Base address:0x6000
>>

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