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Re: AW: cnet pro 110b problem / 3com905c problem


On Tue, 18 Nov 2003 03:06:31 +0100, Gero Kuhlmann wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Nov 2003 03:55:18 +0100, Roland Stiebel wrote:
>> I use a 2.4.20 kernel and the latest netboot (0.9.8) .
>> Also I use the actual 3com905c-tx-nm packet driver from 
>> (download in november 2003)
>> The exact error message is:
>> eth0: to much work on interrupt (status 8011)
> I could finally reproduce the error. You should use the NDIS
> driver from 3Com. It is not only much faster than the packet
> driver, but it also works correctly. I don't know why the
> packet driver doesn't work.

Now I do know the cause of the problem. It's a bug in the 3Com
packet driver which doesn't turn off the receive unit upon
termination. I've included a work-around into the bootrom code
which will be included in the next netboot version. If you need
the changed bootrom files any earlier, please let me know by
personal mail.


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