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Re: 2.6.9-rc1-bk11+ and 2.6.9-rc1-mm3,4 r8169: freeze during boot (FIX i

To: Francois Romieu <romieu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 2.6.9-rc1-bk11+ and 2.6.9-rc1-mm3,4 r8169: freeze during boot (FIX included)
From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2004 22:56:49 -0400
Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Hans-Frieder Vogt <hfvogt@xxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Francois Romieu wrote:
rtl8169_hw_start() writes the CPlusCmd register before the ring descriptor
adresses are set. Can you elaborate why it would not be enough ?


That sounds like a bug right there... need all the addresses set up before we turn on stuff.

        Jeff



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