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SubjectRe: Problems with 3C905 and Linux
At 12:31 28-10-97 +0100, Peter Enderborg wrote:
>> Summary: Server freezes with clean kernel 2.0.31 (and - I have now
>> discovered - also with an updated version of 3c59x.c). Network support
>> compiled staticly into kernel; no support for other network devices.
>> Network card: 3Com Fast EtherLink XL PCI (alias Boomerang) (3C905-TX rev.
>> B) running at 100Mbit. Computer: Pentium, HX-motherboard, 32MB RAM.

>Try this patch: (in linux/drivers/net/3c59x.c)
>
>797,801c797,798
>< /* pme patch */
>< /* vp->full_bus_master_tx = 1; */
>< vp->full_bus_master_tx = 0;
>< /* end patch */
>< printk(" Enabling bus-master (not transmits) but %s
>receives.\n",
>---
>> vp->full_bus_master_tx = 1;
>> printk(" Enabling bus-master transmits and %s receives.\n",

:-(
Doesn't work. Server stille freezes - after about half an hour. Thanks
anyways.


Greetings from Troels Arvin, Copenhagen, Denmark
http://www.mdb.ku.dk/tarvin/


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