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    SubjectRe: TG3 doesn't work in kernel 2.4.27 (David S. Miller)
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    (removed Tetsuo from the as it appears the email address is stale)

    David S. Miller wrote:
    > On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 13:48:49 -0400
    > Mike Waychison <Michael.Waychison@Sun.COM> wrote:
    >
    >
    >>Tetsuo posted his lscpi -vv output and he has an A2. The hardware
    >>autoneg patch was written and tested against an A3.
    >>
    >>Would it make sense to do (hand-edited):
    >
    >
    > Not really. The autoneg code in the bcm5700 driver works on
    > all revisions of the 5704 chipset.
    >
    > If I can't get this working soon, I'm disabling it for all boards.
    > The software based fibre autoneg should work just fine for
    > everyone.

    If I understand it correctly, the problem we were seeing is that the
    chip was getting framing errors in high-traffic scenarios. Setting it
    to use hardware autoneg made these errors disappear. It's possible we
    need some other work-around.. :\

    Maybe Brian can better explain the issue at hand.

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