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Re: 2.4.29, e100 and a WOL packet causes keventd going mad

To: Marcelo Tosatti <marcelo.tosatti@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 2.4.29, e100 and a WOL packet causes keventd going mad
From: Bukie Mabayoje <bukiemab@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 13:13:35 -0800
Cc: sfeldma@xxxxxxxxx, "David Härdeman" <david@xxxxxxxx>, Michael Gernoth <simigern@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
References: <20050130171849.GA3354@hardeman.nu> <1107143255.18167.428.camel@localhost.localdomain> <41FDB2D3.5CBD6F7D@gte.net> <20050131152431.GA14176@logos.cnet>
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Marcelo Tosatti wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 30, 2005 at 08:23:47PM -0800, Bukie Mabayoje wrote:
> >
> > Scott Feldman wrote:
> >
> > > On Sun, 2005-01-30 at 09:18, David Härdeman wrote:
> > > > I experience the same problems as reported by Michael Gernoth when
> > > > sending a WOL-packet to computer with a e100 NIC which is already
> > > > powered on.
> > >
> > > I didn't look at the 2.4 case, but for 2.6, it seems e100 was enabling
> > > PME wakeup during probe.  PME shouldn't be enabled while the system is
> > > up.  I suspect the assertion of PME while the system is up is what's
> > > causing problems.  This patch moves PME wakeup enabling to either
> > > suspend or shutdown.
> > >
> > > David, would you give this patch a try?  Make sure the system still
> > > wakes from a magic packet if suspended or shut down, and doesn't cause
> > > kacpid to go crazy if system is running.  If it helps for 2.6, perhaps
> > > someone can look into 2.4 to see if there is something similar going on
> >
> > This issue was reported on 2.4.
>
> Can any of you guys test v2.6, please?

I will be glad to test it now but I can't, I am currently doing some work on 
2.4. If no one has tested it in the next few days I will validate it then.

By the way,  do anyone have an idea how to get this functionality into 2.4 
eepro100. The problem is that eepro100 code works on a non WOL cards.

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