Subject: Re: wi0 timeouts
To: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
From: Michael Graff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/04/2002 20:31:15
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email@example.com (Peter Seebach) writes:
> When did these start? This is the exact opposite of symptoms I'm
> seeing, but if it started around the same time, maybe that tells us
> I suspect it'd also be useful to know whether it happens on more than
> one card; my problems are reproducible on two different cards.
Both of mine are lucent, and both time out. Just to make certain I
also tried a wired card in the pcmcia slot, and it worked fine.
It started perhaps a few months ago. I think the problem is related
to something that mycroft pointed out once on icb -- the wi driver
processes N interrupts, then exits the processing loop.
The value is 10 in the stock source. I upped that to 100, and things
for a lot better. I'm considering removing the loop limit entirely to
see what happens, or setting it really, really high.
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