Re: Ethernet problem -- Network completely dies
On Wed, 1 Oct 2003, Nathan Ingersoll wrote:
> I'll test it out tonight and get back to you on it.
And? Any success?
> On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 04:43:20PM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > On Wed, 1 Oct 2003, Nathan Ingersoll wrote:
> > > Not at one of those machines presently, and I don't recall the specific model
> > > atm, but it uses the de4x5 or tulip drivers.
> > Does this patch help?
> > --- linux-ppc-2.4.21/drivers/net/tulip/tulip_core.c.orig Fri Jun 13 18:05:48 2003
> > +++ linux-ppc-2.4.21/drivers/net/tulip/tulip_core.c Fri Jun 13 21:25:50 2003
> > @@ -576,7 +576,7 @@
> > dev->if_port = 2 - dev->if_port;
> > } else
> > dev->if_port = 0;
> > - else
> > + else if (dev->if_port != 0 || (csr12 & 0x0004) != 0)
> > dev->if_port = 1;
> > tulip_select_media(dev, 0);
> > }
> > > The fix I've seen in the past was to buffer the descriptors to 32 bytes
> > > (cache line size?). I've had to do the same for the epic100 driver when
> > > using it in that machine.
> > >
> > > On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 10:22:14AM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > > > On Tue, 30 Sep 2003, Zach Archer wrote:
> > > > > >Also, what ethernet card are you using? the onboard one?
> > > > >
> > > > > Yep, it's the onboard one.
> > > >
> > > > What type is the onboard?
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