[tulip] Tx out of buffers indication

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Mon, 6 Aug 2001 22:27:00 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 6 Aug 2001, Vishaal Kapoor wrote:

> > > I recently mailed about a NetGear FA 510 (DS21143) pcmcia card running a
> > > 2.4.5 kernel, but didn't get any responses.  I decided to go back to the
> > > 2.2.17 kernel using pcmcia-cs 3.1.21.
> > >
> > > I am getting eth0: Tx hung errors so I ran tulip-diag
> > > Interrupt sources are pending! CSR5 is f0678047.

> > Your PCMCIA controller isn't letting interrupts through.

> When I previously had the card working the card was on irq 10, and it
> seems that it only works on that irq.  I some how managed to get it to use
> that irq but can no longer do so.  (My video card is using irq 10).
> I just searched deja for references on what you mentioned but couldn't
> find anything.
> Do you know how to fix this problem

This is a PCMCIA controller problem.  You'll likely have to specify the
correct limits in /etc/pcmcia/config.opts

Freeing up "ISA" (e.g. serial port) IRQs in the setup will help.

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