[realtek] bug found in driver

Michael Renzmann mrenzmann@compulan.de
Fri, 04 Aug 2000 10:04:19 +0200

Hi Jeff.

> This occurs in all versions of the driver I've tested.  My 8139too
> driver in kernel 2.4.x minimizes this case for some chip revisions, but
> doesn't solve the bug completely either.

Is there any list of chip revisions that you mentioned?

> I have a feeling it is incomplete handling of one or both RxFifoOverflow
> and TxErr errors, causing the "freeze" which appears not only in the
> Linux drivers, but the OpenBSD driver as well.

What could be done from "outside the driver" to minimize the problem?

Bye, Mike