Subject: Re: le0: CRC errors
To: David Alan Gilbert <email@example.com>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@BALVENIE.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
Date: 08/31/1995 14:41:45
> Our HP9000/340 keeps giving lots of 'le0: CRC error' messages,
> they tend to come in one or two at a time.
> HP-UX never gave us these messages.
> Is this just NetBSD being fussy or have we got duff hardware?
> It doesn't seem to cause any problems (except getting in the way
> when your working on the console).
Typically, i've found that "vendor" operating systems severely
underreport errors reported to the kernel by devices.
If netbsd reported it, it's because it's "somewhat execptional" and
the chip reported it. Whether such errors are to be expected or not,
i can't tell you.