[eepro100] Sudden "Network unreachable" ...
Thu Oct 10 20:49:10 2002
On Wed, 9 Oct 2002, Gerd Aschemann wrote:
> every now and then my EtherExpressPro100 of my IBM ThinkPad A21p
> looses the IP connection (if not ethernet conn.?).
What error message does the driver report?
> a) The one (1.25) found at scyld didn't compile: It threw a lot of
> errors, so I postponed my try ...
The usual compile instructions are:
tar xfvz netdrivers.tgz
> This seemed to be promising since it contained a lot more code,
> even some handling some "Receiver lock-up bug exists -- enabling
That code has been in there since the very early days of the driver. I
keep that message mostly because Intel won't provide an errata list
that document that the bug was fixed.
> This one was compilable after some small tweaking (I append the
> patch) but still does not solve my problems ...
> Hope there is any help to my problem? Maybe I try to compile the
> latest version of the driver from a)!
That's my first suggestion.
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