[eepro100] Re: Need help correcting the following error
Tue, 17 Oct 2000 11:20:00 +0200
> Receiving ring is ok;
> > eth0: Transmit timed out: status f048 0000 at 696171120/696171148 command 0001a000.
> but the status is what's interesting there.
> It means that the hardware receiver is in stopped state because it thinks
> that we don't have enough buffers. It may happen, for example, when the
> traffic bursts.
> The question is why it didn't recover after that.
> I'll think why it may happen.
Two points to consider:
- this is an SMP system, fr.rpmfind.net is uniprocessor show those
kind of errors but don't block
- this is an oooold eepro100 chipset, and this really looks like the
hardware is stuck (unloading/reloading the module don't help, reset
maybe this card should just have ended in the trash bin a long time ago :-)
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