MPC860-T / FEC transmits each packet 3 times?

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Tue Nov 28 04:26:24 EST 2000

In message <3A229278.C774FB4 at> Tom Armistead wrote:
>    I experienced the same behaviour when I had initialized the FEC to
> use only 1 transmit BD (it was a simple application and I only needed 1
> transmit buffer).  I modified the code to use 2 transmit BD's and the
> problem went away.  If you are using only a single transmit BD, try
> increasing it to 2.

Thank you very much - that was exactly the problem I had.

Wolfgang Denk

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