[eepro100] RE: card reports no resources / RX buffers

Alvin Oga aoga@Mail.Linux-Consulting.com
Wed, 31 Jan 2001 18:54:05 -0800 (PST)

hi arthur...

donno whom you're directing this to....but...
maybe there is 3 possible solutions ??

- use "modules" instead of compiling the driver into thekernel
- use the patched eepro driver

x> On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 05:44:28AM +0000, Steve Leung wrote:
x> > I have this problem with Redhat 7. When I set up DNS settings
x> > (one primary and one secondary), I get error
x> >     eth0: card reports no RX buffers
x> >     eth0: card reports no resources
x> It is likely to be a hardware bug, for which a workaround was recently
x> developed by Donald Becker and his colleagues.
x> It consists of inserting
x>        inl(ioaddr + SCBPointer);
x>        udelay(10);
x> before outb(RxAddrLoad, ioaddr + SCBCmd);
x> in speedo_resume().
x> Best regards
x>                                        Andrey V.
x>                                        Savochkin

c ya
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On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Arthur M. Kang wrote:

> I've found your messages regarding the no resources for nic.  What I
> couldn't find was how you fixed your problem.
> Do you think you could share with me what the fix/patch/workaround was?
> Any help is appreciated.
> Arthur
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