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Re: kern/38021: Tulip NIC "dribbling bit" and "CRC error"
The following reply was made to PR kern/38021; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Cc: kern-bug-people%netbsd.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: kern/38021: Tulip NIC "dribbling bit" and "CRC error"
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 04:26:28 +0000
On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 07:25:00PM +0000, richw%richw.org@localhost 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
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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