Re: acenic >4gig sendfile problem

From: Dave Hansen (
Date: Tue Jun 25 2002 - 01:46:37 EST

Jes Sorensen wrote:
>>>>>>"Dave" == Dave Hansen <> writes:
> Dave> When doing sendfile with my acenic card on my 8xPIII-700 and PAE
> Dave> running 2.4.18, I'm getting all zeros in the files being
> Dave> transmitted. Running the Redhat 2.4.18-4 kernel fixes the
> Dave> problem. I saw this entry in the rpm's changelog: * Sat Aug 25
> Dave> 2001 Ingo Molnar <> - fix the acenic driver bug
> Dave> that caused random kernel memory being sent out on the wire, on
> Dave> x86 systems with more than 4 GB RAM.
> Actually I think you're hitting a bug in pci_map_page() rather than in
> the acenic.driver.
> Try the patch from Ben LaHaise included below.

Thanks for the patch. I'll give it a shot when I get back from OLS.

Dave Hansen

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