Re: NIC driver problems

From: Randy Kelsoe (randykel_at_swbell.net)
Date: 02/19/04

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    Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 09:45:25 -0600
    
    

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    Gianni Bragante wrote:
    > I have a Fedora C1 box that was working correctly from several months.
    > Yesterday I have rebooted after the upgrade to the new kernel
    > 2.4.22-1.2166.nptl and only after that reboot I have found this
    sequence of
    > errors:
    >
    > 2004-02-17 13:39:27 Kernel.Error 195.223.196.13 kernel: eth1: Transmit
    > error, Tx status register 82.
    > 2004-02-17 13:39:27 Kernel.Error 195.223.196.13 kernel: Probably a duplex
    > mismatch. See Documentation/networking/vortex.txt
    >
    >
    > The network card is a 3com 3C905TX-B.
    > I have no idea of how duplex is set harware level but for sure it was
    never
    > changed between reboot.
    > The card is connected to a plain 10Mbps hub so there should be no problem
    > about auto-negotiation.
    >
    > Is that a problem with the new kernel?
    > What should I do? Switch to the old kernel?
    >

    Look here:

    https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=107389

    To summarize:

    The workaround is to disable kudzu. At the end of the bugzilla report,
    there are some parameters to add with the 3c905 driver. They did not
    work for me. The only way I could get the card to work was to disable
    kudzu. I ended up buying an Intel Ethernet Pro card, and has worked
    great right out of the box.

    You might also look here:

    http://fedora.artoo.net/faq/#3c905

    I did not try this, since I don't want to have to compile the driver
    every time I update the kernel.

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