[eepro100] eeproo 100 does not work with SMP

Stephen Carr sgcarr@civeng.adelaide.edu.au
Wed Nov 14 01:09:00 2001

Dear users

It amazes me that people have problems wit the eepro 100 on SMP systems
with the 2.4.x kernels - Using Slackware 7.1 or Slackware 8 I encounted no
problems at all. Admittedly I manually build a kernel to match our needs.

By the way the systems a very stable under varying network load.

Stephen Carr

>>Does anyone have any ideas why and SMP kernel would
>> do this.
> my personal opinion is 2.4 is not ready for use in any
> kind of production enviornment. im glad redhat uses
> it though. more bugs get fixed by the time i start
> using it sometime in late 2002.
> nate
> (happily running a couple dozen eepro100 systems on
> 2.2.19 both SMP and UP, if i could find backports to
> security fixes i'd still be on 2.2.10)
> --
> Nate Amsden
> System Administrator
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Stephen Carr
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Adelaide University
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