[vortex] Strange problem with 3c905A

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Sun, 5 Aug 2001 23:22:02 -0400 (EDT)

On Sun, 5 Aug 2001, Ville Herva wrote:
> kernel 2.2.8pre19 + it's stock 3c59x.c, SMP, 3c905A.

Really 2.2.8?

> eth0: Interrupt posted but not delivered -- IRQ blocked by another device?

Use "noapic" as a boot option.

> No heavy network traffic at the time, nor any other load worth mentioning.
> "rmmod 3c59x; insmod 3c59x" didn't help, neither did "mii-diag -rR".

No, it wouldn't.  The problem is the IRQ line, not the driver.

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