Re: bug ?

From: Simon Richter (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 09:03:29 EST

On Mon, 31 Dec 2001, Klaus Zerwes wrote:

> My PC hangs sporadicaly (every 2 weeks) after heavy Network traffic.
> I tried to work around the problem by changing the NIC (dmfe >
> realtek, using new driver 8139too), but it din't help.

The RealTek 8139 is a bad choice, I had the same effect on one of our
servers until I replaced it with a NE2000. I think this is related to
busmaster DMA.


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