[eepro100] first packet always lost

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Thu Dec 6 15:11:00 2001

On Thu, 6 Dec 2001, Raphael Clifford wrote:

> I have a network of over 100 linux machines all running kernel 2.2.20
> unpatched and with the driver for eepro100 (that comes with the source)
> compiled into the source.

Try the driver from

> (the card is forced to 100 base T at startup)


> ./eepro100-diag -eef
> eepro100-diag.c:v2.05 6/13/2001 Donald Becker (becker@scyld.com)
>  http://www.scyld.com/diag/index.html
> Index #1: Found a Intel i82557/8/9 EtherExpressPro100 adapter at 0xef00.
>    Sleep mode is enabled.  This is not recommended.
>    Under high load the card may not respond to
>     PCI requests, and thus cause a master abort.

    eepro100-diag -G 0 -w -w -f
and power cycle the machine.

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