Too much work at interrupt
Tue Jan 12 20:50:00 1999
Scott Stone wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Jan 1999, Larry Craton wrote:
> > I recently upgraded a RedHat 5.1 system with three EE PRO 100B
> > boards to RH 5.2. After the upgrade we've started getting the
> > error message "Too much work at interrupt, status=0x4050" on one
> > of the cards (with the v99B driver). Usually this can be fixed
> > by downing the cardand restarting. But on three occasions over
> > the last week this appears to have caused the system to actually
> > crash.
> > I upgraded to the eepro100 v1.05 driver but the problem still
> > occurs (usually 2-3 times day). There are some oddities in this
> > too. The card that gets these errors is idle almost all the time.
> > The other two eepro100 cards, which handle light to moderate traffic,
> > never report this error.
> > This is a single processor machine (200Mhz Pentium Pro) using
> > a stock RedHat 5.2 Kernel (2.0.36 with their mods). The
> > eepro100 driver is installed as a kernel module.
> > Any ideas on how I can fix this?
> are you running netatalk? Try disabling it if so and see if that fixes
> it. if that does fix it, you need to find that multicast option for the
> driver that makes it live happily with netatalk...
> Scott M. Stone <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Head of TurboLinux English / Systems Administrator
> Pacific HiTech, Inc. (http://www.turbolinux.com)
Unfortunately I'm not running netatalk. The only thing this
card handles is periodic ftp checks once an hour. Very