Re: 2.4.1 and Adaptec Duralan aka Starfire.c

From: Ion Badulescu (
Date: Wed Feb 07 2001 - 17:26:50 EST

On Wed, 07 Feb 2001 11:48:32 +0100, Stefan Majer <> wrote:
> Hi All
> I installed a Adaptec Quad Port Ethernet Adapter called Quartet64 and
> after compiling 2.4.1
> with starfire support i got the following messages in syslog
> after
> ifconfig eth2 netmask up
> Feb 7 11:37:29 cerro kernel: eth2: Internal fault: The skbuff addresses
> do not match in netdev_rx: 242749457 vs. ce781000 / ce781010.

These are harmless, although very annoying. Use the driver from
2.4.1-acXX, it has this and other things fixed. Just copy starfire.c
into your tree/drivers/net, it will work fine.


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