Subject: Re: kern/18414: tlp driver can "collect" ~10 packets in 1.6 before
To: John Kohl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Richard Rauch <email@example.com>
Date: 09/30/2002 01:34:11
> I had this problem with a SOHOware card, and figured out the problem was
> that I was explicitly choosing media rather than letting the card do its
Indeed, this is exactly the case that I had.
> own media negotiation with the switch/hub. (I had to force it in 1.5.x
> because auto-negotiation wasn't working right.)
> If your ifconfig scripts select ifmedia, try not doing that.
This works around the bug, and (from two boots) seems to be reliable.
I am puzzled that repeated "ifconfig tlp0 down && ifconfig tlp0 up"
eventually brings the driver in line, though. (Not the first time, but
``I probably don't know what I'm talking about.'' --firstname.lastname@example.org