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SubjectRe: Locked up 2.4.10-pre11 on Tyan 815t motherboard. [EEPRO-100 bugs]
Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > Damn..someone has to make good stable motherboards...anyone got any
> > suggestions for one that will fit into a 1U server, with built-in
> > Video and preferably a NIC? I had ok luck with an Intel board based
> > on the 815 chipset, so long as I used the e100 driver...maybe I'll
> > have to go back to it...
>
> The 815 + e100 thing is _not_ a hardware issue. Its some subtle driver
> related things, and of course Intel are keen to push e100 rather than
> help people fix the kernel driver so not much help.
>

If they'd only implement the mii-diags I would just use theirs...

> I've fixed some of the problems in recent -ac (the power management timeout)
> which is now in Linus tree. Arjan van de Ven also fixed some other bits.

Do you think you've fixed this? If so, I'll give your version a try...


I get all kinds of crap on the pre11 build with the eepro100, but only
on one of my 4 Intel NICs. The driver messages call it an 82557, but the
chip says 82559. I'm not sure if that is significant or not...


/var/log/messages snippet:

Sep 19 13:27:42 lanf1 last message repeated 24 times
Sep 19 13:27:46 lanf1 kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth1: transmit timed out
Sep 19 13:27:46 lanf1 kernel: eth1: Transmit timed out: status 0090 0c80 at 194636/194664 command 000c0000.
Sep 19 13:27:51 lanf1 kernel: eepro100: wait_for_cmd_done timeout!
Sep 19 13:27:51 lanf1 last message repeated 24 times
Sep 19 13:27:54 lanf1 kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth1: transmit timed out
Sep 19 13:27:54 lanf1 kernel: eth1: Transmit timed out: status 0090 0c80 at 210712/210740 command 200c0000.
Sep 19 13:28:11 lanf1 kernel: eepro100: wait_for_cmd_done timeout!
Sep 19 13:28:11 lanf1 last message repeated 24 times
Sep 19 13:28:14 lanf1 kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth1: transmit timed out
Sep 19 13:28:14 lanf1 kernel: eth1: Transmit timed out: status 0090 0c80 at 251298/251326 command 000c0000.
Sep 19 13:28:16 lanf1 kernel: eepro100: wait_for_cmd_done timeout!
Sep 19 13:28:16 lanf1 last message repeated 24 times
Sep 19 13:28:20 lanf1 kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth1: transmit timed out
Sep 19 13:28:20 lanf1 kernel: eth1: Transmit timed out: status 0090 0c80 at 260668/260696 command 000c0000.
Sep 19 13:28:23 lanf1 kernel: eepro100: wait_for_cmd_done timeout!
Sep 19 13:28:23 lanf1 last message repeated 24 times
Sep 19 13:28:26 lanf1 sshd(pam_unix)[1977]: session opened for user root by (uid=0)
Sep 19 13:28:26 lanf1 kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth1: transmit timed out
Sep 19 13:28:26 lanf1 kernel: eth1: Transmit timed out: status 0090 0c80 at 273076/273104 command 000c0000.
Sep 19 13:28:54 lanf1 kernel: eepro100: wait_for_cmd_done timeout!
Sep 19 13:28:54 lanf1 last message repeated 24 times
Sep 19 13:28:58 lanf1 kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth1: transmit timed out
Sep 19 13:28:58 lanf1 kernel: eth1: Transmit timed out: status 0090 0c80 at 334769/334797 command 000c0000.



dmesg shows this:
.....
eepro100: wait_for_cmd_done timeout!
eepro100: wait_for_cmd_done timeout!
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide1(22,0)
NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth1: transmit timed out
eth1: Transmit timed out: status 0090 0c80 at 401389/401417 command 000c0000.
eth1: Tx ring dump, Tx queue 401417 / 401389:
eth1: 0 200c0000.
eth1: 1 000c0000.
eth1: 2 000c0000.
eth1: 3 000c0000.
eth1: 4 000c0000.
eth1: 5 000c0000.
eth1: 6 000c0000.
eth1: 7 000c0000.
eth1: 8 600c0000.
eth1: = 9 000ca000.
eth1: 10 000ca000.
eth1: 11 000ca000.
eth1: 12 000ca000.
eth1: * 13 000c0000.
eth1: 14 000c0000.
eth1: 15 000c0000.
eth1: 16 200c0000.
eth1: 17 000c0000.
eth1: 18 000c0000.
eth1: 19 000c0000.
eth1: 20 000c0000.
eth1: 21 000c0000.
eth1: 22 000c0000.
eth1: 23 000c0000.
eth1: 24 200c0000.
eth1: 25 000c0000.
eth1: 26 000c0000.
eth1: 27 000c0000.
eth1: 28 000c0000.
eth1: 29 000c0000.
eth1: 30 000c0000.
eth1: 31 000c0000.
eth1: Printing Rx ring (next to receive into 43202, dirty index 43202).
eth1: 0 00000001.
eth1: l 1 c0000001.
eth1: *= 2 00000001.
eth1: 3 00000001.
eth1: 4 00000001.
eth1: 5 00000001.
eth1: 6 00000001.
eth1: 7 00000001.
eth1: 8 00000001.
eth1: 9 00000001.
eth1: 10 00000001.
eth1: 11 00000001.
eth1: 12 00000001.
eth1: 13 00000001.
eth1: 14 00000001.
eth1: 15 00000001.
eth1: 16 00000001.
eth1: 17 00000001.
eth1: 18 00000001.
eth1: 19 00000001.
eth1: 20 00000001.
eth1: 21 00000001.
eth1: 22 00000001.
eth1: 23 00000001.
eth1: 24 00000001.
eth1: 25 00000001.
eth1: 26 00000001.
eth1: 27 00000001.
eth1: 28 00000001.
eth1: 29 00000001.
eth1: 30 00000001.
eth1: 31 00000001.
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide1(22,0)
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide1(22,0)
.....


Here's the boot messages:

Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: eepro100.c:v1.09j-t 9/29/99 Donald Becker http://cesdis.gsfc.nasa.gov/linux/drivers/eepro100.html
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: eepro100.c: $Revision: 1.36 $ 2000/11/17 Modified by Andrey V. Savochkin <saw@saw.sw.com.sg> and o
thers
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: PCI: Found IRQ 10 for device 01:0b.0
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: eth0: Intel Corporation 82557 [Ethernet Pro 100] (#3), 00:E0:81:03:B9:77, IRQ 10.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Board assembly 567812-052, Physical connectors present: RJ45
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Primary interface chip i82555 PHY #1.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: General self-test: passed.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Serial sub-system self-test: passed.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Internal registers self-test: passed.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: ROM checksum self-test: passed (0x04f4518b).
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: PCI: Found IRQ 4 for device 01:09.0
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: eth1: Intel Corporation 82557 [Ethernet Pro 100] (#2), 00:90:27:65:39:18, IRQ 4.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Board assembly 721383-006, Physical connectors present: RJ45
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Primary interface chip i82555 PHY #1.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: General self-test: passed.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Serial sub-system self-test: passed.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Internal registers self-test: passed.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: ROM checksum self-test: passed (0x04f4518b).
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: PCI: Found IRQ 5 for device 01:04.0
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: PCI: Sharing IRQ 5 with 00:1f.3
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: eth2: Intel Corporation 82557 [Ethernet Pro 100], 00:90:27:35:45:AB, IRQ 5.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Receiver lock-up bug exists -- enabling work-around.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Board assembly 689661-004, Physical connectors present: RJ45
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Primary interface chip i82555 PHY #1.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: General self-test: passed.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Serial sub-system self-test: passed.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Internal registers self-test: passed.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: ROM checksum self-test: passed (0x24c9f043).
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Receiver lock-up workaround activated.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: PCI: Found IRQ 11 for device 01:08.0
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: eth3: Invalid EEPROM checksum 0xff00, check settings before activating this device!
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: eth3: OEM i82557/i82558 10/100 Ethernet, FF:FF:FF:FF:FF:FF, IRQ 11.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Board assembly ffffff-255, Physical connectors present: RJ45 BNC AUI MII
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Primary interface chip unknown-15 PHY #31.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Secondary interface chip i82555.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: General self-test: passed.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Serial sub-system self-test: passed.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: Internal registers self-test: passed.
Sep 19 13:20:49 lanf1 kernel: ROM checksum self-test: passed (0x04f4518b).

>
> I'd be interested to know if that helps (to keep the test simple and single
> variable you can use the -ac eepro100.c file in Linus 2.4.9)
>
> Alan

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