[eepro100] eepro100, weird log lines and lockup

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Tue Nov 26 17:44:01 2002

On Tue, 26 Nov 2002, Mikael Svenson wrote:

> I'm running the latest eepro100 driver(v1.25) under linux 2.4.19

The current version is 1.26, although the changes should have no impact
on this issue.

> Module reports this on load:
> OEM Intel i82559 rev 8 at 0xd8e59000, 00:08:02:AF:C5:A6, IRQ 5.
> Board assembly 010555-002, Physical connectors present: RJ45
> Primary interface chip i82555 PHY #1.

Just to confirm: no messages about "sleep mode"?

> >From lspci:
> Compaq Computer Corporation NC3134 Fast Ethernet NIC (dual port)
> I have lines like this all the time and I'm wondering what they are?
> Nov 26 21:08:32 proxy kernel: Command 00 was not immediately accepted, 101 
> ticks!
> Nov 26 21:09:18 proxy kernel: Command 80 was not immediately accepted, 114 
> ticks!
> Nov 26 21:12:08 proxy kernel: Command 80 was not immediately accepted, 129 
> ticks!

These are mostly harmless, but it does indicate that the eepro100 chip is
struggling to keep up with some aspect of the system load. 

> And after anything from 8-20h the network interface locks up,

What does
   eepro100-diag -a 
report at that point?

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