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SubjectRE: tulip (was RE: Kernel 2.4.3 fails to compile)
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Jeff Garzik wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Mar 2001, Manuel A. McLure wrote:
> > It looks like the tulip driver isn't as up-to-date as the one from
> > 2.4.2-ac20 - when is 2.4.3-ac1 due? :-) I got NETDEV
> WATCHDOG errors shortly
> > after rebooting with 2.4.3, although these were of the
> "slow/packet lossy"
> > type I got with 2.4.2-ac20 instead of the "network
> completely unusable" type
> > I got with 2.4.2-ac11 and earlier.
>
> I'm betting that the latest ac (ac28?) is broken for you, too.
>
> I had to revert the changes in 'ac' tulip -- they fixed Comet
> and 21041
> cards, but broke some others. sigh.
>
> sigh. More testing and debugging for Jeffro... Comet (your chip, I
> am guessing?) should be fixed ASAP, it's pretty easy. 21041 is not as
> easy, but should be fixed quickly as well.

Yes, mine is a Comet - here's the exact detection message:

Mar 30 13:09:06 ulthar kernel: Linux Tulip driver version 0.9.14 (February
20, 2
001)
Mar 30 13:09:06 ulthar kernel: PCI: Found IRQ 5 for device 00:0c.0
Mar 30 13:09:06 ulthar kernel: eth0: ADMtek Comet rev 17 at 0xb000,
00:20:78:0D:
D2:E1, IRQ 5.

I must say that I really appreciate the effort that all of the kernel
developers put in...

Thanks,
--
Manuel A. McLure - Unify Corp. Technical Support <mmt@unify.com>
Space Ghost: "Hey, what happened to the-?" Moltar: "It's out." SG: "What
about-?" M: "It's fixed." SG: "Eh, good. Good."
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