Monkey boy needs help! Transmit timed out:...
Mon Oct 25 02:44:15 1999
On 25 Oct 1999, Gisli Ottarsson wrote:
> In response to your comments, I have migrated the eepro100 in question
> to my ASUS P2B-D based machine where it worked with v1.09t, right off
> the bat. Unfortunately, the Netgear card (Tulip) that used to live in
> on the ASUS board is now refusing to play ball in the 486. Symptoms
> are different than with eepro100. No timeout messages but a dead ping.
The conclusion is that the 486 system won't work well with bus-master cards.
> 1) Could the more experienced of you please tell me if you think
> this 486 is a lost cause? Have better men than me fought battles
> with old PCI busses and lost? It sounds like Gerhard did.
Try the following: load the tulip driver as a module with the parameter
If this fixes the problem, the motherboard has a burst-mode bug.
It might be possible to work around it with the eepro100 driver with the
module parameters, but it would take some experimentation.
> tulip.c:v0.89H 5/23/98 becker@...
Don't use this version with any modern board.
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