RE: 2.0.34-pre11b; 3c59x driver broken?

Jordan Mendelson (
Mon, 4 May 1998 12:44:09 -0400

> Almost a week of uptime and I was at the console when suddenly I got lots
> of
> eth0: transmit timed out, tx_status 00, status e000
> And transmits were indeed dead. Who knows maybe the card would have
> recovered but as I was at the console I ifconfig'ed the card down and up,
> which restored networking properly.
> The card is a 3c590 8k Vortex (with bug). It was solid with v0.46C
> and possibly v0.44 driver too I think. Perhaps putting v0.99 driver in
> 2.0.34 isn't a brilliant idea? I think someone else complained?
> As my driver is modular I will probably downgrade tomorrow :)

I can confirm this with my 3c590... eth card transmit errors, I ifconfig'ed
down and then up and it started right back up with 2.0.34p11b.


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