Inifinitive retransmission and timeout
Mon Aug 24 23:14:41 1998
> > I used a RTL8139 PCI board.
> > The MB is Cyrix MediaGX 200MHz
> > (with 5520 companion chipset.)
> > The driver is 0.99B (coming along with
> > kernel 2.0.34 of Slackware 3.5).
> > I found if some application goes wrong,
> > the driver got stuck by retransmitting an
> > outgoing packet indefintively, each time
> > it prints a message after failure.
> > Eth0 transmit timeout, status 0d, 00000
> This should be fixed by v1.03, which recovers from Tx underruns (the usual
> source of the problem), and completely resets the chip on a timeout.
Have you posted 1.03 somewhere or not yet ?
I've downloaded and tested 1.00F dated Aug 12 from
It suffers the same problem, except printing with more
verbosome error messages.
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