Re: [PATCH] eepro100.c, kernel 2.4.1

From: Augustin Vidovic (
Date: Thu Feb 08 2001 - 07:08:01 EST

On Thu, Feb 08, 2001 at 03:53:10AM -0800, Ion Badulescu wrote:
> Still, there should be something before these suppressed messages started.

No, sorry, but absolutely nothing since the boot.

> It goes like this:
> bit0 = 1 means the workaround may be omitted when operating at 10 Mbit
> bit1 = 1 means the workaround may be omitted when operating at 100 Mbit
> So the workaround needs to be activated when at least one bit is zero, and
> may be omitted when both bits are 1. That's exactly what the original code
> does.

Ah ok.

> "Yesterday, a brick fell upon my head while I was walking on the street.
> Today, I put my hat on before leaving home, and no brick fell on my head
> anymore. So the hat must have helped!"

You're absolutely right. I still don't know if activating the workaround
helped, it just seemed to help.

> Please read the code if you don't believe me.

I read it, but I don't have the Intel docs, so I miss the information you

Thank you for spending time for this problem.

Augustin Vidovic         
"Nous sommes tous quelque chose de naissance, musicien ou assassin,
 mais il faut apprendre le maniement de la harpe ou du couteau."
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