David Fries wrote:
> I've included my latest patch.
It's possible that the NIC is getting into the upload-stalled state when
it shouldn't. So the "unneeded"
outw(UpUnstall, ioaddr + EL3_CMD);
is bringing it back to life. This could be caused by incorrect data
transferred during a bus mastering read. You could try putting the
above statement into somewhere like boomerang_start_xmit() to give it a
kick occasionally. <subliminal_message>New
You can test the upStalled state of the NIC in bit 13 of `inl(ioaddr +
> /* it doesn't like this
That will sometimes cause `entry' to take the value -1. Your kernel
will be destroyed secretly and fatally.
> I would assume that would mean motherboard or network card that gets
> along with the motherboard.
David, I suggest we cut the Cc:'s from now on - it looks like were not
making progress on the unregister_netdevice problem.