Subject: Re: receive ring overrun with tlp0
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/11/2002 12:42:44
On Fri, Jan 11, 2002 at 06:27:30PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 10, 2002 at 04:35:51PM -0500, Scott Barron wrote:
> > Yes, I forgot to mention that bringing it down and up again will clear
> > the problem.  If it is your opinion that its buggy hardware and not
> > something that could be changed in the tlp driver, I'll just
> > ditch the card and put in something better.
> I'm not 100% sure, but an overrun shouldn't stop the chip. Maybe this
> could be worked around in software.
> BTW, what kind of adapter is it ?

I've seen repeated ring buffer overruns and other lossage with Macronix
chips when our duplex selection wasn't working right (or, for a while,
working at all).

Taking the interface down and back up resets the MII and temporarily
clears up the problem.

 Thor Lancelot Simon	                            
   But as he knew no bad language, he had called him all the names of common
 objects that he could think of, and had screamed: "You lamp!  You towel!  You
 plate!" and so on.              --Sigmund Freud