[tulip] Errors using 0.92wax tulip driver on Conexant
Sun, 12 Aug 2001 12:41:07 +0200
After I upgraded my kernel from 2.4.3 to 2.4.7 I did not notice these errors
again. So it seems to be related to kernel 2.4.3.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Donald Becker" <email@example.com>
To: "Rene Klootwijk" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2001 2:48 PM
Subject: Re: [tulip] Errors using 0.92wax tulip driver on Conexant
> On Wed, 8 Aug 2001, Rene Klootwijk wrote:
> > When I use the 0.92wax release of the drivers on a Conexant LanFinity
> > get the following error message after a while:
> > kernel: eth0: PCI Fatal Bus Error, f46ea000.
> The chip is reporting a fatal parity error. You have a hardware problem.
> The behavior of the chip when this occurs isn't documented.
> What do you observe?
> What does 'tulip-diag -af' report?
> > Also when downloading several files concurrently I get the following
> > messages repeatedly:
> > kernel: eth0: Too much work during an interrupt, csr5=
> > kernel: eth0: Restarted Rx at 11565 / 11565.
> What was the csr5 status value when this occured?
> You can avoid the message by setting the module parameter
> to a higher value. But this just masks the problem, which is likely
> that some other device driver is masking interrupts for too long.
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