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SubjectRe: [PATCH] starfire net driver update
In article <Pine.LNX.4.33.0107110739310.16147-100000@age.cs.columbia.edu> you wrote:
> On 11 Jul 2001, Juri Haberland wrote:
>> This patch breaks my starfire totally:
>
> That's very weird. I really don't see how that could be the result of my
> latest changes.
>
>> With 2.4.6 on a 100Mbit HUB (100fx-HD) it receives but seems to have problems
>> to send.
>
> Right, that's the problem I was trying to fix. Basically it was unable to
> send small packets, because the padding was disabled and it would only
> get enabled if the card negotiated a connection other than 100-HD.
>
>> With 2.4.6 and your patch I get the following immediately:
>> kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth5: transmit timed out
>> kernel: eth5: Transmit timed out, status 00000000, resetting...
>
> Ok. Can you send me the other stuff the driver prints, especially the line
> speed/duplex detection?

kernel: starfire.c:v1.03 7/26/2000 Written by Donald Becker <becker@scyld.com>
kernel: Updates and info at http://www.scyld.com/network/starfire.html
kernel: (unofficial 2.2/2.4 kernel port, version 1.03+LK1.3.3, July 05, 2001)
kernel: eth2: Adaptec Starfire 6915 at 0xc8800000, 00:00:d1:ee:8a:c5, IRQ 15.
kernel: eth2: MII PHY found at address 1, status 0x7809 advertising 01e1.
kernel: eth3: Adaptec Starfire 6915 at 0xc8881000, 00:00:d1:ee:8a:c6, IRQ 14.
kernel: eth3: MII PHY found at address 1, status 0x7809 advertising 01e1.
kernel: eth4: Adaptec Starfire 6915 at 0xc8902000, 00:00:d1:ee:8a:c7, IRQ 11.
kernel: eth4: MII PHY found at address 1, status 0x7809 advertising 01e1.
kernel: eth5: Adaptec Starfire 6915 at 0xc8983000, 00:00:d1:ee:8a:c8, IRQ 10.
kernel: eth5: MII PHY found at address 1, status 0x7809 advertising 01e1.
I couldn't find any other infos related to the starfire. Unfortunately I
cannot reboot the machine today anymore; this must wait until tomorrow.

> Also, if you feel adventurous, search for these lines in the driver:
> /* Configure the PCI bus bursts and FIFO thresholds. */
> np->tx_mode = 0x0C04; /* modified when link is up. */
> * writel(0x8000 | np->tx_mode, ioaddr + TxMode);
> * writel(np->tx_mode, ioaddr + TxMode);
>
> and comment out those two marked with a *. At that point you should have
> essentially the 2.4.6 driver, so see if they behaves similarly.

I'll try that tomorrow.

Juri

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Juri Haberland <juri@koschikode.com>
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