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SubjectRe: [PATCH] eepro100.c, kernel 2.4.1
On Thu, Feb 08, 2001 at 03:53:10AM -0800, Ion Badulescu wrote:
> Still, there should be something before these suppressed messages started.

No, sorry, but absolutely nothing since the boot.

> It goes like this:
>
> bit0 = 1 means the workaround may be omitted when operating at 10 Mbit
> bit1 = 1 means the workaround may be omitted when operating at 100 Mbit
>
> So the workaround needs to be activated when at least one bit is zero, and
> may be omitted when both bits are 1. That's exactly what the original code
> does.

Ah ok.

> "Yesterday, a brick fell upon my head while I was walking on the street.
> Today, I put my hat on before leaving home, and no brick fell on my head
> anymore. So the hat must have helped!"

You're absolutely right. I still don't know if activating the workaround
helped, it just seemed to help.

> Please read the code if you don't believe me.

I read it, but I don't have the Intel docs, so I miss the information you
have.

Thank you for spending time for this problem.

--
Augustin Vidovic http://www.vidovic.org/augustin/
"Nous sommes tous quelque chose de naissance, musicien ou assassin,
mais il faut apprendre le maniement de la harpe ou du couteau."
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