Problems with eepro100 driver on a SMP machine.
Wed Aug 26 12:10:56 1998
On Wed, 26 Aug 1998, Carlos Pina Soares wrote:
> I recently installed a linux box, where I compiled the last pre
> 2.0.36 version with SMP support.
> - Dual pentium II 300MHz, 440LX chipset.
> The problem is, when I put the machine in a little stress, say for
> instance launching netscape, or simply invoking cpio to copy things
> from one place to another, the following message starts appearing on
> the console and never stops, thus blocking completely the machine:
> eth0: SMP simultaneous entry on an interrupt handler.
This is a SMP interrupt dispatch bug where the driver is called
If you are running v0.99B, update to v1.03
This updated version does not fix the SMP bug (it can't -- the real bug is
not in the driver), but it does avoid repeatedly emitting the error message.
Donald Becker email@example.com
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