Subject: Re: fxp issues
To: Sean Davis <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/17/2004 10:19:47
On Tue, Jul 20, 2004 at 09:35:59AM -0400, Sean Davis wrote:
> Every <regular interval> (not sure what the interval is, but it is
> regular), my fxp NIC drops right off the network, then comes back a
> few seconds later, without any errors or printing anything to dmesg,
> even with debug turned on in ifconfig. It's an onboard card, so I
> can't just swap it out (nor can I disable it, unless there is a BIOS
> option I missed...)
> Has anybody had this particular issue before?
> Here is the relevant dmesg information:

Yeah, I've seen this on a Tyan board with onboard fxp.. I think that
some of the fairly recent changes may have fixed fxp on some systems,
but broke it on others.

- Frank