3Com 905C and ASUS P4GX8

Christoph P. Kukulies kuku at physik.rwth-aachen.de
Sat Jun 28 03:24:17 EDT 2003


On Thu, Jun 26, 2003 at 12:08:36AM -0700, Donald Becker wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Jun 2003, Christoph Kukulies wrote:
> 
> > I installed Linux RH 7.3 on a Dual 3GHz P4 CPU Asus P4GX8 MB
> > and since the on board 100 MBit controller didn't seem to be
> > supported by this Linux version (doubt whether any version does
> > in the moment)
> 
> The Scyld distribution ships with our driver package, and almost
> certainly supports the card.  But your problem is likely a configuration
> issue, not a driver failure.
> 
> > I'm seeing this in /var/log/messages and the machine
> > is very slow on network copies and activity.
> 
> What is the detection message?


Jun 23 08:46:11 accms07 kernel: PCI: Found IRQ 9 for device 02:00.0
Jun 23 08:46:11 accms07 kernel: 3c59x: Donald Becker and others. www.scyld.com/network/vortex.html
Jun 23 08:46:11 accms07 kernel: See Documentation/networking/vortex.txt
Jun 23 08:46:11 accms07 kernel: 02:00.0: 3Com PCI 3c905C Tornado at 0xa800. Vers LK1.1.18-ac
Jun 23 08:46:11 accms07 kernel:  00:01:02:1e:db:74, IRQ 9
Jun 23 08:46:11 accms07 kernel:   product code 4552 rev 00.13 date 05-06-00
Jun 23 08:46:11 accms07 kernel:   8K byte-wide RAM 5:3 Rx:Tx split, autoselect/Autonegotiate interface.
Jun 23 08:46:11 accms07 kernel:   MII transceiver found at address 24, status 782d.
Jun 23 08:46:11 accms07 kernel:   Enabling bus-master transmits and whole-frame receives.
Jun 23 08:46:11 accms07 kernel: 02:00.0: scatter/gather enabled. h/w checksums enabled
Jun 23 08:46:11 accms07 kernel: Linux agpgart interface v0.99 (c) Jeff Hartmann


> 
> >  eth0: Transmit error, Tx status register 82.
> 
> Read  http://www.scyld.com/network/vortex.html
> Specifically the section that says
>    0x82  Out of window collision.  This typically occurs when
>    some other Ethernet host is incorrectly set to full duplex on a half duplex
>    network.
> 
> 

Thanks.

I will check if the switch might be set to HD fixed instead of FD Auto.

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Chris Christoph P. U. Kukulies kukulies (at) rwth-aachen.de
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