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SubjectRe: 2.4: e100 accounting bust for multiple adapters
On Tue, 10 Jan 2006 16:24:28 -0800, Jesse Brandeburg <> wrote:

>On 1/9/06, Grant Coady <> wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> While testing for a different issue on a box with two e100 NICs I noticed
>> that interrupt and other accounting are accumulated to the first e100 NIC.
>are the two e100's on the same broadcast domain? if they are you
>might actually be transferring all traffic on eth0

You ignore the fact these two NICs work as expected on 2.6.15
and on 2.4.32 when e100 driver is compiled in, for the same
hardware and test.
>e100 doesn't track its own interrupt counts, the kernel does that for us.

What further testing would you like? Also, you ignore the all
zeroes ifconfig accounting for the second NIC, and that the
accounting was also accumulated to the first e100 along with

Anyway the solution is simple: modular e100 is borked on 2.4,
compiled in is okay.

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