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SubjectRe: Little Lance Patch & Cyrix P150+
On Fri, 17 Jan 1997, Jay Thorne wrote:

> >The bus mastering gets locked up. The other symptoms are even worse. If
> >some boards go into power save during a transmit the lance may jam the
> >network.
> >
> So, It follows then that the lance cards are kind of _NOT_RECOMMENDED_ in
> a) APM - using systems
> b) Cyrix using systems
> c) Powerful systems in general, since as you say, it locks up bus
> mastering.

I think that (c) is wrong -- the problem is that the Cyrix chip locks out
bus masters when it's in suspend mode, not that the LANCE is having
trouble with bus mastering per se.


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