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SubjectRe: inconsistent lock state
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From: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 22:01:05 +0100

> Also, this driver schedules a reset in case a fifo error is reported in
> rtl8169_rx_interrupt()
>
> if (status & RxFOVF) {
> rtl8169_schedule_work(dev, rtl8169_reset_task);
> dev->stats.rx_fifo_errors++;
> }
>
>
> This seems very strange too : In case of a RX spike, we reset card ?

It's possible that this has been found to hang the card.

If so, it should be documented because otherwise yes we
should not be doing this.


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