Re: kernel2.6.22 or later
On 2007-10-12 14:06 +0200, Peter Korsgaard wrote:
> >>>>> "Wookey" == Wookey <email@example.com> writes:
> Wookey> We've found that devices using this chip have some issues:
> Wookey> they don;t work with an MTU of 1500 - you have to turn it
> Wookey> down to 1486. This is true on 2.6.21 and 2.6.22 with the
> Wookey> hardware we have. Something would appear to be quite
> Wookey> broken. They work fine on windows. They are incredibly cheap
> Wookey> though :-) GBP 2.45! ($5)
> Please report problems with the driver to me! I first heard of the
> problem from a Fedora user last week and it turned out to be a typo in
> the driver. The fix is in 2.6.23.
> See http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.network/73294 for details.
> I don't actually have the hardware myself - I wrote the driver for a
> friend who has one, that's probably why I never noticed myself.
> They are indeed cheap, but I haven't been able to find any around here
We'll be very happy to send you a couple in exchange for your efforts
on this, if that would be useful?
And yes, we should have got in touch about this - it's been annoying
us quite significantly for a couple of months. I suppose we assumed it
must have been working for the original driver author and that our
particular device was at fault. I will try to remember not to make
such an assumption in future.
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