Re: 3c59x fails to work in 2.0.30

Nicholas J. Leon (
Sun, 20 Apr 1997 16:57:13 -0400 (EDT)

On Sun, 20 Apr 1997, Mason Pokladnik wrote:

# I can't vouch for anyone else but I've used v0.30 since last sept (96) on
# my 3c905 with every kernel version from 2.0.0 to 2.0.30 now and I haven't
# yet had a problem. for me this version has been rock solid.

Tho I normally attempt not to answer "ME TOO!" to threads, but I've been
in the exact same situation: I've been using .28c-all without a problem
since it came out.

eth0 Link encap:10Mbps Ethernet HWaddr 00:A0:24:BA:F0:83
inet addr:xxx.x.xx.2 Bcast:xxx.x.xx.255 Mask:
RX packets:3119712 errors:5144 dropped:5144 overruns:0
TX packets:3511673 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0
Interrupt:11 Base address:0xe400

I get errors (always) on the RX end... but not bad for 24 days uptime.

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