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SubjectRe: tulip (was RE: Kernel 2.4.3 fails to compile)
"Manuel A. McLure" wrote:
>
> 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.

Ok, this should be fixed in the latest patches sent to Alan and Linus.

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