Subject: Re: OACTIVE fun.
To: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/22/1998 00:21:57
On Wed, 22 Apr 1998 01:59:10 -0500 (CDT) 
 Eric Haszlakiewicz <haszlaki@UAccess.NET> wrote:

 > 	hmm.. I remember some recent (and not-so-recent) talk about ethernet
 > interfaces hanging with oactive set.  I just noticed a slightly different
 > behavior of this.  This is on a de card which happens to be on de0.  The
 > interface will hang with oactive set until it _receives_ something.  Then
 > it'll continue for a while.

Hm... sounds like it might be trying to sense media, loses a packet
somewhere, and needs the receive interrupt to kick it again?

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