Re: ruffian ether problems
On Tue, 12 Dec 2000, T. Weyergraf wrote:
> Regarding your problem with the Ruffian build-in ethernet, I seem to recall it failed
> due to some checklsum errors.
> If that is true, you might want to look at Alan's latest 2.2.18. In the changelog, it claims
> in the Alpha section:
> Fixed a problem where csum_partial_copy could cause spurious EFAULT returns
> The routine mentioned is ( in part ) responsible for the IP checksumming.
> More as a wild guess, then an educated recommendation, I would probably try 2.2.18.
> just *maybe*, it addresses your problem.
I just caught this change as well while looking through the 2.2.18
source. Ron, it's worth a shot :-) Looks like there's much improvement
in 2.2.18 (although he still didn't apply my stupid Configure.help patch