[realtek] Help me!

Jeff Garzik jgarzik@mandrakesoft.mandrakesoft.com
Wed, 27 Sep 2000 02:13:38 -0500 (CDT)

On Tue, 26 Sep 2000, William T Wilson wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Sep 2000, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > The rtl8139 with 2.2.x kernels has a bug in all but the most recent
> > versions (2.2.18-preXX kernels).  2.4.x kernels should be ok.

> Which bug is this?  I'm using RedHat's distributed 2.2.15 (and I know
> RedHat patches their kernels all the time so maybe it has the bug
> fixed).  But I am not having any problems with the driver, certainly not
> compared to the 2.0.36 I was using previously which had transmit timeouts
> all the time requiring me to unload and reload the module every few
> minutes :}

Certain packet sizes will cause the driver to fail.