[realtek-bug] rtl8139 - another repeating error (??)

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Thu Jul 25 14:38:01 2002

On Thu, 25 Jul 2002, Dan Miller wrote:

> We're still running our test system as defined previously: WebStone
> with 500 connections...  We find that periodically through the night
> (about once every 1-3 minutes) we get the following message on the
> receive side: 
> eth0: Transmit timeout, status 0d 0000 media 10. 

The older driver versions, from over a year ago, had a false-trigger
window for this message on SMP machines.  The interrupt handler could be
delayed long enough for another processor to think that the interrupt
had not been handled.

What version are you using?

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