Subject: Re: vr0 transmit aborted on arm32/1.4.2_ALPHA
To: Todd Whitesel <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/27/2000 18:33:18
On Thu, Jan 27, 2000 at 08:37:09AM -0800, Todd Whitesel wrote:
> I have two very similar arm32/i386 systems here running 1.4.2_ALPHA.
> They can be similar because the arm32 is a CATS ATX board. The i386 has
> the same ALi SuperIO on it, and both machines have very similar peripherals.
> However, the i386 has been happily using vr0 (D-Link DFE 530TX) for months,
> and I finally got around to upgrading the CATS from ne0 to vr0 last night.
> It works, but I get these messages on the console when FTP'ing large files:
> 	vr0: transmit aborted
> what to do about this? the i386 never gets it.

I get it on 2 different i386's (one k6/II with ALi SuperIO, one PPro/200 with
Intex PIIX3). I've never been able to solve it.
Jason's guess what that is't a hardware bug in some rhine chips.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.