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SubjectRe: Intel EEPro 100 with kernel drivers
On Wed, Oct 31, 2001 at 07:10:49PM +0100, Juergen Hasch wrote:
>
> I had some trouble with an Intel STL 2 board and the onboard EEPRO100.
> Samba worked OK but it always got stuck on NFS transfers.
>
> There was a bug in the older BMC firmware, so the eepro100 detected
> some NFS frames as "TCO" packets.
> (http://support.intel.com/support/motherboards/server/ta_353-1.htm)
>
> If you use the e100 driver, you can look at
> /proc/net/PRO_LAN_ADAPTERS/eth0.info
> If the "Tx_TCO_Packets" entry isn't zero after NFS times out,
> this may be your problem.
> With the eepro100 driver you will only see overruns with ifconfig.

It should be Rx_TCO_Packets, not Tx.
The problem described in Intel's advisory is related to incorrect processing
of receiving packets.

Andrey
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