FCC Ethernet startup crash
runet at innovsys.com
Sat Apr 9 00:39:14 EST 2005
I'm not sure what is going on, but that patch causes me to get "eth0: tx
queue full!." messages as soon as I try to use the ethernet
(Same thing happened if I just tried to remove the fcc_restart from
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Nickl [mailto:Stefan.Nickl at kontron.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 08, 2005 05:49
> To: Tom Rini
> Cc: Rune Torgersen; linuxppc-embedded
> Subject: Re: FCC Ethernet startup crash
> On Thu, 2005-04-07 at 09:36 -0700, Tom Rini wrote:
> > > The patch Stefan Nickl gave to me works perfectly, and
> all it does is
> > > basically move the fcc_restart.
> > > The kernel was still calling fcc_restart twiche per FCC
> at startup (one
> > > time on init_fcc_startup, and then again in fcc_open),
> now it just calls
> > > it twice in fcc_open. Seems to work.
> > Would someone please post what's needed vs current'ish 2.6
> so we can get
> > the proper fix up & in? :) With the Signed-off-by & all
> that.. Thanks.
> I took a little longer because I was not happy with the simple
> cut'n'paste version. I believe the actual problem is that
> mustn't be called before netif_start_queue(). So the original version
> only shortens the race period, it does not actually resolve it.
> Unfortunately I'm deprived of suitable hardware as the focus
> of my work
> has shifted in the last months, so I urge everyone out there
> to give it
> a try.
> Signed-off-by: Stefan Nickl <Stefan.Nickl at kontron.com>
> Stefan Nickl
> Kontron Modular Computers
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