Re: Via-Rhine dirve in 2.4.21-pre7

From: Mark Syms (
Date: Thu Apr 17 2003 - 12:53:50 EST


Just saw your response on the mailing list archive. Sorry I haven't
responded earlier but as I said below I'm not subscribed to the list.

The reason I was trying 2.4.21-pre7 is that I have been unable to get
the network card working on any kernel version if local IO-APIC is
enabled and I was hoping that the changes you had submitted for the
21pre series might help but they did not.

If you want me to try anything let me know or send me a patch (directly

Sorry not to be more help.


On Mon, 2003-04-07 at 10:10, Mark Syms wrote:
> Roger,
> Just tried the via-rhine driver in 2.4.21-pre7 and it appears to exhibit
> the problem Erik Hensema reported with the VT6103 onboard network card
> on my Chaintech 7VJL Athlon board whereby you get NETDEV Watchdog
> transmit timeout errors unless you turn local io-apic off in which case
> it all works fine.
> Please cc me directly as I'm not subscribed to the mailing list.
> Thank you,
> Mark Syms

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