[tulip-bug] Kingston kne111tx and recompiling tulip on Mandrake8.0

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Thu, 12 Jul 2001 21:16:20 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 12 Jul 2001, Keith Warno wrote:
> Donald Becker wrote:
> > The 2.4.6 kernel now defines SIOCGMIIPHY, but not the ioctl(SIOCSPARAMS)
> > call that sets parameters such as the interrupt mitigation value (on the
> > tulip) and debug level (on certain drivers).
> > 
> > The work-around is to add an #endif/#ifdef to the kern_compat.h file
> OK, I did that, and also made the change to tulip.c ~line 2742 you
> mentioned yesterday (changing dev_free_skb() called to
> dev_kfree_skb_irq() to get rid of the bazillion syslog messages).  All
> seems to be happy, but then again I've only been using it for the past
> 10 minutes or so.  :)

I'll put the updated version of kern_compat.h in the test directory.
The drivers will updated during their new test cycle.

I apologize that we can't do testing against 2.4 ourselves, but all of
the people here are testing the new cluster distribution.  It is still
based on 2.2 for stability reasons.  I guess we need to hire a few more

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