[tulip] Re: ANA 6944A/TX RX errors

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Fri Feb 15 14:09:00 2002

On Thu, 14 Feb 2002, Christian Birchinger wrote:

> >>          RX packets:66538 errors:266 dropped:0 overruns:0
> >> frame:266
> > What does /proc/net/dev report? (What is the specific types of
> > Rx error?)
> I booted the System with the 2.4.16 builtin tulip driver and
> a small fix which was posted to this list.
> Since then i cannot reproduce this error. I rebooted into the
> kernel with the 0.93 modules now and it works too.

You likely had a kinked cable, or a loose connection.
The driver was correctly reporting packet errors.

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