Ethernet card dies sometimes - : eth0: trigger_send() called with the transmitter busy.

Antony Stace (stacea@primus.com.au)
Fri, 24 Dec 1999 22:38:00 +1100


Hi Folks

I sometimes get one of my ethernet cards shutting down. The following are
the errors that get reported into /var/log/messages. Does anyone know what
is going on and how I might stop this.

Cheers

Tony

Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: mismatched read page pointers 0 vs 67.
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: mismatched read page pointers 0 vs ff.
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover last message repeated 16 times
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: unexpected TX-done interrupt,
lasttx=20.
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: mismatched read page pointers 0 vs ff.
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover last message repeated 8 times
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: unexpected TX-done interrupt,
lasttx=20.
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: mismatched read page pointers 0 vs ff.
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover last message repeated 8 times
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: unexpected TX-done interrupt,
lasttx=20.
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: mismatched read page pointers 0 vs ff.
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover last message repeated 8 times
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: unexpected TX-done interrupt,
lasttx=20.
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: mismatched read page pointers 0 vs ff.
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover last message repeated 8 times
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: unexpected TX-done interrupt,
lasttx=20.
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: mismatched read page pointers 0 vs ff.
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover last message repeated 8 times
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: unexpected TX-done interrupt,
lasttx=20.
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: mismatched read page pointers 0 vs ff.
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover last message repeated 8 times
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: unexpected TX-done interrupt,
lasttx=20.
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: unexpected TX-done interrupt,
lasttx=20.
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: Too much work at interrupt, status 0xff
Dec 24 21:47:29 grover kernel: eth0: trigger_send() called with the
transmitter busy.
Dec 24 21:47:39 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 0
Dec 24 21:47:39 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 1
Dec 24 21:47:39 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 2
Dec 24 21:47:39 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 3
Dec 24 21:47:39 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 4
Dec 24 21:47:39 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 5
Dec 24 21:47:39 grover kernel: eth0: trigger_send() called with the
transmitter busy.
Dec 24 21:47:54 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 0
Dec 24 21:47:54 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 1
Dec 24 21:47:54 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 2
Dec 24 21:47:54 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 3
Dec 24 21:47:54 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 4
Dec 24 21:47:54 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 5
Dec 24 21:47:54 grover kernel: eth0: trigger_send() called with the
transmitter busy.
Dec 24 21:48:04 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 0
Dec 24 21:48:04 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 1
Dec 24 21:48:04 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 2
Dec 24 21:48:04 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 3
Dec 24 21:48:04 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 4
Dec 24 21:48:04 grover kernel: Hw. address read/write mismap 5
Dec 24 21:48:04 grover kernel: eth0: trigger_send() called with the
transmitter busy.

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