[eepro100] eepro and nfs file handle
Wed Nov 6 19:31:02 2002
On Wed, 6 Nov 2002, Traylen, SM (Steve) wrote:
> >On Wed, 6 Nov 2002, Traylen, SM (Steve) wrote:
> >> >> I have a problem which I have after a lot if investigation
> >> >> have narrowed down to the combination of eepro100 cards
> >> >> and particular group of boxes I have.
> >> So its a 2.2.19 kernel from redhat on a rh6.2 box.
> >> This appears to have been built with a eepro.c that has
> >> "eepro100.c:v1.09j-t 9/29/99,
> >> though the last modification appears to be
> >> 2000 Nov 15 , Changed command completion time and added debug info,
> >This is a modified driver, starting from a three year old version.
> >You should ask the people that modified the driver for support.
> So I installed the new driver and now have,
> eepro100.c:v1.09j-t 9/29/99 Donald Becker
> eepro100.c: $Revision: 126.96.36.199 $ 2000/05/31 Modified by Andrey V.
> Savochkin <email@example.com> and otherseepro100.c: VA Linux custom, Dragan
> Stancevic <firstname.lastname@example.org> 2000/11/15
No, you are still using the old driver.
Did you do the install step?
> >1. Run eepro100-diag -ee
> eepro100-diag.c:v2.11 8/27/2002 Donald Becker (email@example.com)
> Primary interface chip i82555 PHY #1.
> 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.
> To clear sleep mode use the '-G 0 -w -w -f' options.
This is part of your problem.
The updated driver warns you about this in the detection message.
Donald Becker firstname.lastname@example.org
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