Subject: Re: am79900.c tweak
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/11/2001 11:37:59
One person has already misunderstood my note about am79900.c.

I was (am) not asking for review of a proposed patch; I'm offering a
suggestion to anyone else who has similar trouble.

I've also been told the patch doesn't apply cleanly, which as I
indicated is no surprise; however, apparently the sentence I added to
indicate where it went in that case wasn't clear enough.

Most briefly, the fix is to add lance_reset(sc) (and return(1), if
absent) to the code that prints "missed packet", which is when
LE_C0_MISS is set in am79900_intr.  (In every version of am79900.c I've
examined, there is only one such, and while the printf is conditional
on LEDEBUG, it does serve to indicate the point in question.)

I don't propose to commit it as it stands; if nothing else, I have no
particular reason to think it is innocuous on other chips that use
am79900.c.  It does fix a problem I ran into (as described in my first
message); if anyone else has a similar problem, it may be worth

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