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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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