Subject: Re: fxp issues
To: HITOSHI Osada <QFH02545@nifty.com>
From: Daniel Carosone <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/20/2004 12:34:27
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On Fri, Sep 17, 2004 at 12:27:31AM +0900, HITOSHI Osada wrote:
> > So, as stated before, the only workaround I know of is to keep some tra=
> > on the interface.. but whether or not that works for everyone, it is
> > obviously still a driver problem. If I had the time, I'd try to debug i=
> > but it's (obviously) not causing a kernel panic, nor any messages to
> > console, so I wouldn't know where in the code to start looking.
> Yes, this problem is really our driver's limitation.=20
> See /sys/dev/ic/i82557.c line:1472.
I'm not entirely convinced. At least, I don't understand why this has
only now started happening, when the code has been like this since
1999. (rev 1.8)
Something else is afoot.
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