[tulip] Careful with Conexant LANfinity and 2.4
Sat, 28 Jul 2001 16:18:15 -0400 (EDT)
On Fri, 27 Jul 2001, Kent Hunt wrote:
> No lockups so far. But there is something
> wrong with the TX_RING. I can easily get an
> Out-of-sync drity pointer by doing an outbound scp
> of a large file. The transfer then quickly gets
> This doesn't happen with 2.2 kernels.
This is caused by a locking change in the 2.4 kernel.
Try adding these two lines in tulip.c line 2668
if ( ! tp->tx_full)
Please send a report.
> Another thing that I noticed that is when I try to
> remove tulip.o out of the kernel I get:
> Trying to free nonexistent resource <d09dc000-d09dc07f>
I'm still trying to work out cross-compatible semantics for this. The
2.4 kernel doesn't seem to match up request_region/release_region calls.
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