Subject: Re: Problems with gsip(4)
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/04/2002 08:56:54
On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 03:53:36PM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:

 > > Otherwise a 700MHz processor should be more than enough.
 > Could the number/kind of other PCI cards make a difference?

Yes.  The errors you are getting are indicitave of a saturated PCI bus
(a Tx underrun happens when the PCI can't keep the Tx FIFO fed as fast
as the MAC can drain it).  Once the underruns climb up to a certain point,
do they stop happening?

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>