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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.22-rc2
    On Sun, 20 May 2007 17:05:06 -0400
    Mike Houston <mikeserv@bmts.com> wrote:

    > On Fri, 18 May 2007 22:17:14 -0700 (PDT)
    > Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
    >
    >
    > > Stephen Hemminger (7):
    > > [TCP] slow start: Make comments and code logic clearer.
    > > *** sky2: remove Gigabyte 88e8056 restriction ***
    > > sky2: PHY register settings
    > > sky2: keep track of receive alloc failures
    > > sky2: MIB counter overflow handling
    > > sky2: remove dual port workaround
    > > sky2: memory barriers change
    > >
    >
    > I tested this and it's still horribly broken for me with Gigabyte
    > 88E8056 onboard LAN. Same symptom as before, it works for several
    > seconds and then dies.

    It's almost certainly a problem with the BIOS and hardware (not a sky2)
    driver issue. Since there are many similar boards and configurations, I made
    the decision not to enforce restrictions in the driver.

    --
    Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org>
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