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Re: Netra X1 boot getting closer

On Sat, Jul 21, 2001 at 12:14:49AM +0100, Richard Mortimer wrote:
> Richard Mortimer writes:
>  > Diff below. Hope this is useful.
>  > 
>  > Richard
>  > 
>  > P.S. Sorry for slow turnaround. I had a few day job issues to sort out
>  > :-(
>  > 
>  > Jeff Garzik writes:
>  >  > Here is the patch I just checked in, which fixes some of the easier
>  >  > issues.  If you could diff against this, that would be great.
> Ok,
> We may be able to scrap the dmfe.c idea and keep with tulip. I did a
> bit of looking into why I was seeing pci errors with the tulip
> driver. After a bit of scratching around and a bit of a helpful
> suggestion from a colleague it seems that the dm9102a chip has a bit
> of a problem with Memory Read Multiple pci transactions (That is CSR0
> bit 21). If the MRM bit is cleared the pci errors go away and the chip
> starts to act a bit more reasonably. 

This sounds an awful lot like the problems I am having with tulip on my
g4, so it may not be an X1 issue. I had to back down to a version from
around 2.4.[34]. Maybe you could try copying the tulip directory from
that kernel version to 2.4.7, apply your patch and see how that works?


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