Subject: Re: OACTIVE fun.
To: Eric Haszlakiewicz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
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?
Jason R. Thorpe firstname.lastname@example.org
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