epic100 freezes 2.4.0-test1

From: Robert Cawley (rjc@ansto.gov.au)
Date: Thu Jun 01 2000 - 03:11:30 EST

Cannot boot any 2.4.0-test1 kernels with epic network driver enabled.

Boot 2.4.0-test1-ac5 with epic100 disabled then
modprobe epic100 results in

Jun 1 17:14:21 altair kernel: epic100.c:v1.09+LK1.1.2 4/28/2000 Written
by Donald Becker <becker@scyld.com>
Jun 1 17:14:21 altair kernel:
Jun 1 17:14:21 altair kernel: eth0: SMSC EPIC/100 83c170 at 0xc8877000,
IRQ 10, 00:e0:29:0e:70:1e.
Jun 1 17:14:21 altair kernel: eth0: MII transceiver #3 control 3000
status 7809.
Jun 1 17:14:21 altair kernel: eth0: Autonegotiation advertising 01e1
link partner 0001.

Sytem is still ok.
Ifconfig ip-addr
approx 10 seconds later system freezes solid - no messages, cannot break
in with sys-rq, cannot reboot with ctrl-alt-del. Requires power cycle to

CPU: pentium II (Deschutes) 333 MHz, 128Mb, Intel AL440 mb.

Has been working up to 2.3.99-pre6 at least.

Robert Cawley
ANSTO, PMB 1 Menai 2234, NSW, Australia
Phone: +61 2 9717 3049 Fax: +61 2 9717 9525
Email: rjc@ansto.gov.au

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