[tulip] Network traffic freezes system

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Fri, 19 Oct 2001 03:38:31 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 18 Oct 2001, Eddie Atherton wrote:

> Since upgrading from my ancient 2.0 system to a new Slackware 8 install 
> running 2.4 I have a lockup problem.
> Large amounts of network traffic coming into my Linux box through a Linksys 
> LNE100TX causes the system to lock up solid.  Only the 'big red button' 
> works at this point.  I can recreate this at will by either copying a large 
> Linux Tulip driver version 0.9.15-pre6 (July 2, 2001)
> Firstly, is this the correct driver to be using.

It's the one distributed with the kernel, but I only support unmodified

>  If not, what should I try. 
>   Are any of the ones on this site (scyld) usable on a 2.4 kernel as all the 
> notes imply that support is only up to 2.2 kernels.

Yes, it supports 2.4.  Read
> BTW.  How do I subscribe to this list.  Using the form at 
> http://www.scyld.com/mailman/listinfo/tulip gives me a "tulip: No such 
> list."

Please try again.

Donald Becker				becker@scyld.com
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