system lockup with RTL8139

Donald Becker
Thu Sep 16 20:26:21 1999

On Thu, 16 Sep 1999, Puneet Goel wrote:

> I am using the RTL8139 on a single board computer using RT-Linux. The
> system works fine mostly but once in a while it just locks up. Nothing
> can get the system going except powering down and up. I have not been
> able to get a pattern going. The data transfer is pretty large but not
> huge.

Please try the new driver in

Note that this updated driver requires inserting the new PCI and ACPI
support module 'pci-netif.o' before inserting the module 'rtl8139.o'.
You'll need the following files:

Donald Becker
USRA-CESDIS, Center of Excellence in Space Data and Information Sciences.
Code 930.5, Goddard Space Flight Center,  Greenbelt, MD.  20771

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