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    SubjectRe: sky2 still broken in 2.6.20.3
    Stephen Hemminger wrote:
    > On Wed, 21 Mar 2007 16:26:53 -0400
    > Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> wrote:
    >
    >> Transmit timeouts and locked-up adapters still occur in kernel
    >> 2.6.20.3.
    >
    > There is more changes in 2.6.21-rc4 please try that.

    Yes, but I have to figure out how to get those to apply to
    2.6.20.3. I was hoping you'd do that. :)

    > I am still getting reports of timeouts with that code but
    > it does recover better. It may be the case that with hardware
    > flow control transmits can take an indefinite period so increasing
    > the timeout value could help.
    >
    >> It looks like the patch that was applied to 2.6.20.2
    >> is not enough. Unfortunately that one isn't the same as what
    >> went upstream. Looks like it needs to be reverted, then the two
    >> upstream patches applied?
    >
    > Until, unless the problem is reproducible with my hardware
    > there is not much that can be done. I'll add the better recovery
    > logic to for next stable cycle, but still not clear what causes
    > all the timeouts.

    I have a bug report and tester:

    https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=227420

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