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    SubjectRe: + 28.7: network timeouts for r8169 and 8139too
    On Sun May 10 2009, Michael Riepe wrote:
    > Michael Buesch wrote:
    > >>It seems to me that this particular chip really doesn't like MSI.
    > >
    > >
    > > I can confirm this. I tried with msi enabled and it starts breaking
    > > after a few seconds of heavy transfers. Disabling MSI results in a reliable connection.
    > >
    > > Maybe we should disable MSI as temporary workaround for affected chips?
    > Yep. It may not solve the problem, but it's a lot better than turning
    > MSI off for everything, including apparently working NICs that use the
    > same driver(s).

    Lucky people, at least you have a device specific driver. ;)
    No device specific driver for the Via PCI-to-PCIe bridge (1106:324B)
    used in the CX700 chip set.
    (and the 8139too driver is not acting up on this machine.)

    Not a problem in my case, building without MSI support gives up very little.


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