Subject: Re: kern/10707: "transmit aborted" errors from vr driver
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/02/2000 12:06:08
On Wed, Aug 02, 2000 at 11:55:48AM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> > I'm not sure this is the same bug as your bug and as far as I understand
> > the source the packet currently *is* retransmitted.
> Ok, looked again: seems the packet is dropped.
> > This would be explainable if it isn't a hardware bug but "normal flow control",
> > as cgd suggested. Which would suggest to not log it at all (but just increase
> > the collision error count).
> I had a look at the FreeBSD driver: it does nearly the same thing as ours, but
> does not log UNDERRUN nor TRANSMIT ABORTED. If I understood it correctly, that
> would be the attached change to our if_vr.c. I'm not sure about the dotx = 1
> move, though, but the old position seemed bogus to me. The FreeBSD driver does
> detect this differently.
> Is this the right thing to do?

Looks good.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.