[tulip] RX and TX errors

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Mon Jul 15 18:09:01 2002

On Mon, 15 Jul 2002, Steve Keith wrote:

> After 17 days of operation, ifconfig reports the following errors:
> RX packets:25884377 errors:3 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:3
> TX packets:29560395 errors:453 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:906
> There have been no noticeable problems, but I'm surprised to see that
> many TX errors.  Is there anything I should be concerned about? 

What does /proc/net/dev report as the error counts?
What is the driver detection message?
Was the cable disconnected during this period?

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