[vortex-bug] 3C905CX-TXM problem
Thu, 12 Jul 2001 09:36:47 +0100 (BST)
Many thanks Andrew, this confirms what I suspected.
I have now tried the card in a different machine
with the same kernel and its working fine, so I
have a dodgy PCI bus on my hands.
--- Andrew Morton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Ian
> > 'kernel: eth0: Too much work in interrupt, status
> > kernel: eth0: Host error, FIFO diagnostic
> > 0000
> > last message repeated 20 times'
> This is a PCI master or target abort - I forget
> which. It's
> bad - something is seriously wrong with the PCI bus,
> on either
> the host side or the NIC. Things to experiment with
> - Move the NIC to a different slot.
> - Try the NIC in a different machine.
> - Fiddle with BIOS settings.
> - Try a different card (it *must* be a busmastering
> in that machine.
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