Subject: Re: gem (ERI/GEM/GMAC Ethernet device driver) has problems on macppc -current
To: Timo Schoeler <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/21/2005 04:35:59
In message <>, Timo Schoeler writes:
>Steven M. Bellovin wrote:

>> I think we've diagnosed the problem to some extent.  I can't help any 
>> more, since I know nothing of this board or PPCs.  I suggest you 
>> send-pr, including this analysis -- that it's a collision problem in 
>> half-duplex mode, manual or automatic -- and hope that someone who does 
>> know that NIC can help.
>> 		--Steven M. Bellovin,
>i filed a PR [0] -- No. 31858 -- Tue Oct 18 20:16:27 2005 and asked on 
>the list whether anyone has seen this, too. a thing to avoid, it seems?
>[0] --
I think the discussion has been helpful -- there's been analysis done 
that isn't in the PR.  

Of course, there's also been a lot of noise...

		--Steven M. Bellovin,