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SubjectRe: eepro100: wait_for_cmd_done timeout
> Dionysius Wilson Almeida <Dionysius Wilson Almeida <>> wrote:
> > Jun 20 16:14:07 debianlap kernel: eepro100: wait_for_cmd_done timeout!
> > Jun 20 16:14:38 debianlap last message repeated 5 times
> I saw the same message.
> The comment before wait_for_cmd_done() function in
> linux/drivers/net/eepro100.c says:
> /* How to wait for the command unit to accept a command.
> Typically this takes 0 ticks. */
> And the initial value for the bogus counter, named "wait", is 1000.
> Is it enough for your machine?
> I applied attached patch, eepro100.patch. After that, I've never seen
> the message from wait_for_cmd_done(). And, my NIC works fine.
> You may want to adjust the initial value for the bogus counter.
> I don't know the appropriate value for this bogus counter.

int wait is set to 20000 in my eepro100.c (stock 2.2.19), and I still get these
errors. Think the patch with the udelay() will still work?


John Madden
UNIX Systems Engineer
Ivy Tech State College
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