[tulip] Parity error on 2nd Tulip card

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Fri Feb 7 13:53:00 2003

On Fri, 7 Feb 2003, Abe Ward Kabakoff wrote:

> After looking through the logs to find this info, it looks like the card
> was always broken, even when it was the only tulip on the system.  Could
> this be a hardware problem?

Yes, it's possible the driver is reporting a real PCI bus problem.
But that doesn't explain the bad counts.

> >What driver version?
> >What is the detection message?
> Linux Tulip driver version 0.9.15-pre12 (Aug 9, 2002)
> Is that what you're looking for?

That's a modified driver.  Hopefully someone else can help you with the

> >>eth1      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:04:5A:6E:CF:59
> >>          RX packets:3808455 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> >>          TX packets:0 errors:3934296 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:7657130
> >>          collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
> >
> >Yup, this is broken.

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