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SubjectRe: Camino 2 (82815/82820) v2.4.x eth/sound related lockups
All these wait_for_cmd_done timeout issues look very much like new (or
previously unknown) timing constraints in new onboard chips.
It isn't completely power management-related.

Donald fixed one of such issues several months ago, which I primarily
observed on i82559ER.
Apparently, it's another one. The chip gets stuck and stops to process
commands.

For a lot of people inserting `udelay(1);' inside wait_for_cmd_done loop
helped, not because it's right to make the delay, but because it changes
timing and introduces minimal 1usec delay even if the chip is ready almost
instantly :-(

Best regards
Andrey

On Tue, Aug 14, 2001 at 02:01:31PM +0200, Ime Smits wrote:
>
> INDIVIDVVS VOCATVR Alan Cox DIE 14/8/2001 12:40 VERE SCRIPSIT:
>
> | Those are not so good. I was having similar problems on an i810 box with
> | onboard eepro100 until I disabled the pm stuff in 2.4.8ac2, but you
> | seem to be running that one
>
> Already figured that out. Oh, and I forget to mention that the same lockups
> happen with all 2.4 versions I was able to find on my boxen, including
> 2.4.0, -ac7, 2.4.2, 2.4.5, 2.4.5-ac3, -ac5, 2.4.6, 2.4.7, 2.4.8 and -ac2,
> so this is not something introduced in recent kernels. With
> 2.4.8-ac2 I played with enabling/disabling ACPI & PM stuff and also APIC
> irq stuff as mentioned in the eepro100 thread. No go.
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