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SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test3+sk98lin driver with hardware bug make eth unusable
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On Sat, 2003-08-23 at 20:35, Martin Schlemmer wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-08-12 at 14:40, Ricardo Galli wrote:
> > On Tuesday 12 August 2003 14:01, Martin Schlemmer shaped the electrons to
> > shout:
> > > On Tue, 2003-08-12 at 13:01, Ricardo Galli wrote:
> > > > I've already reported this problem to syskonnect few weeks ago (without
> > > > success as I see).
> > > >
> > > > There is a ASIC bug in several popular motherboards (including ASUS ones)
> > > > related to TX hardware checksum.
> > > >
> > > > For packets smaller that 56 bytes (payload), as UDP dns queries, the asic
> > > > generates a bad checksum making the drivers unusable for "normal"
> > > > Internet usage:
> > >
> > > <snip>
> > >
> > > > The only solution is to comment out
> > > > #define USE_SK_TX_CHECKSUM
> > > > in skge.c
> > >
> > > Known issue.
> > >
> > > Mirko will have a look as soon as he have time.
> >
> > Thanks, I just sent a Kconfig patch as a workaround:
> >
> > http://lkml.org/lkml/2003/8/12/83
> >
>
> Should work fine with version 6.16 of the driver (does so
> here at least with a P4C800):
>
> http://www.syskonnect.com/syskonnect/support/driver/zip/linux/sk98lin_2.6.0-test3_patch.gz
>

Hi Jeff

Any chance that we could get the sk98lin drivers updated ? Mirko did
not respond as of yet, but the 6.16 version fixes the HW checksum issues
with most (if not all) Asus boards and maybe some others ...


Thanks,

--

Martin Schlemmer



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