Subject: sun3 bugs
To: None <>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 01/03/1995 11:42:14
> Date: Sun, 1 Jan 1995 10:16:29 -0500
> From: Jeff Weisberg <>

> Along your thought that there may be problems with the le driver,
> I tried copying some large files, NFS->NFS, util cmp said they
> differed (didn't take long) upon examination, 8k+4 bytes into
> the file is octets 2-5 of the ether address, followed by a
> repeating pattern (32 byte period) which (amongst other, which
> I don't recogize) contains the ether address (8:0:20:0:61:A2),
> the corruption lasts for 8k, then the file resumes, corruption
> and file are intermixed throughout the rest of the file, always
> on multiples of 8k.
> 	--jeff

That's exactly what I was getting, and it appears to be fixed
now that I've switched to the latest "le" driver from the i386
port.  (Thanks to Charles Hannum and Paul Richards)

The new "le" driver was just checked-in and should appear
after the next SUP scan (if it doesn't dump core).

Gordon Ross