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SubjectRe: VM-global-2.2.18pre17-7
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You should use the Intel e100 driver at
http://support.intel.com/support/network/adapter/pro100/100Linux.htm.
It works much better than eepro100.

Jeff

ASL

----- Original Message -----
From: Ville Herva <vherva@mail.niksula.cs.hut.fi>
To: <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>; <linux-net@vger.kernel.org>
Sent: Friday, October 27, 2000 8:13 AM
Subject: Re: VM-global-2.2.18pre17-7


> On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 11:29:08AM -0200, you [Marcelo Tosatti] claimed:
> >
> >
> > On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Neale Banks wrote:
> >
> > > On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, octave klaba wrote:
> > >
> > > > > > Oct 26 16:38:01 ns29 kernel: eth0: card reports no resources.
> > > > > let me guess: intel eepro100 or similar??
> > > > yeap
> > >
> > > er, "me too":
> > >
> > > Bus 0, device 2, function 0:
> > > Ethernet controller: Intel 82557 (rev 8).
> > > Medium devsel. Fast back-to-back capable. IRQ 10. Master
Capable. Latency=64. Min Gnt=8.Max Lat=56.
> > > Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xb5fff000 [0xb5fff000].
> > > I/O at 0x2400 [0x2401].
> > > Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xb5e00000 [0xb5e00000].
> > >
> > > On Debian's 2.2.17-compact on a Compaq DL380 - with 60 days uptime I
have
> > > 6 "eth0: card reports no resources." messages reported in dmesg.
> >
> > We are having the same problem with eepro100 on a Compaq DL360.
> >
> > v1.11 of eepro100.c fixed the problem:
> >
> > ftp://ftp.scyld.com/pub/network/eepro100.c
>
> The eepro100 problem (2.2.18pre17 stock) happens here too: "card reports
> no resources" and then the network stalls for few minutes.
>
> The hack suggested by David Richardson (
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=96514412914742&w=2)
> did not help.
>
> The Becker's driver from ftp://ftp.scyld.com/pub/network/eepro100.c cures
> the error messages, but the network still stalls, and worse yet, seems to
> stall forever (as opposed to few minutes with 2.2.18pre17 driver).
>
> A network problem is not out of question (although the rest of the network
> works just fine, and we did try another HUB port). It could also be flaky
> card, but the machine and the card worked fine for years in their past
> life under NT.
>
> This is dual PPro200, 256MB, nothing fancy.
>
>
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