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    SubjectRe: Softnet/eepro100 driver conversion bug in 2.3.43pre8?
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    Hello!

    > That _sounds_ reasonably, I agree, but eepro100 gets tx timeouts very
    > frequently if the access to "status" is not atomic.

    Could you try to answer another, simpler, question?
    Namely, why is the question raised now?

    Softnet did not introduce _anything_ new to this area.
    Even 2.3.15 did not this. If eepro100 fails now,
    it always (including 2.2) failed _exactly_ with the same frequency.

    Alexey

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