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Re: kern/38021: Tulip NIC "dribbling bit" and "CRC error"

On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 07:25:00PM +0000, wrote:
 > On a new NetBSD 4.0 box with a Tulip NIC, I saw a burst of errors
 > saying "tlp0: receive error: dribbling bit" and "tlp0: receive
 > error: CRC error".

Is your cabling ok? I see these messages from time to time, but
they're caused (in my case) by running 100baseTX over a piece of
pre-cat5 cable and not, I think, a driver bug.

But then, every #$!4#@ tulip card is different...

 > This problem seems to have been around for a very long time (and a
 > fix was proposed long ago), but apparently the proposed fix either
 > created its own problems or was simply overlooked.  Take a look
 > here:

According to the PR database, a similar patch got applied right away,
so this is probably not the issue.

David A. Holland

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