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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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