[eepro100] [some questions: overrun and throughput]
Mon Nov 4 13:00:08 2002
On Mon, 4 Nov 2002, Matt K. Jeon wrote:
> Kernel version: RedHat 7.3 / kernel version 2.4.18-3
> NIC: PCI8134(bypass enabled NIC from ADLink) which uses two 82559 chip
> Driver: eepro100 v1.25 8/27/2002 from your web(http://www.scyld.com/)
> Linux bridge
Hmmm, I suspect that bridge code is related to this problem.
> After install your driver, it worked fine a few hours.
> But after that time system showed me some curious messages,
Where there any kernel messages?
> [root@mattlin netdrivers]# netstat -i -v
What does 'cat /proc/net/dev' report? The error summary from netstat is
pretty much useless for tracking down problems.
> others are fine but TX-OVR (overrun at ifconfig) was showed, and some
> packets were droped continuously.
I suspect a problem with CRC copying and the bridge code.
> I think eepro100 driver may got some bugs in ring buffer
> size(currently 32 in codes)...
No, that's very unlikely as a problem source.
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