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From: Martin Schlemmer <azarah@gentoo.org>
To: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com>
Cc: Mirko Lindner <mlindner@syskonnect.de>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: 2.6.0-test3+sk98lin driver with hardware bug make eth unusable
Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2003 14:27:12 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1061728032.13460.28.camel@nosferatu.lan> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1061663721.13460.5.camel@nosferatu.lan>

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On Sat, 2003-08-23 at 20:35, Martin Schlemmer wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-08-12 at 14:40, Ricardo Galli wrote:
> > On Tuesday 12 August 2003 14:01, Martin Schlemmer shaped the electrons to 
> > shout:
> > > On Tue, 2003-08-12 at 13:01, Ricardo Galli wrote:
> > > > I've already reported this problem to syskonnect few weeks ago (without
> > > > success as I see).
> > > >
> > > > There is a ASIC bug in several popular motherboards (including ASUS ones)
> > > > related to TX hardware checksum.
> > > >
> > > > For packets smaller that 56 bytes (payload), as UDP dns queries, the asic
> > > > generates a bad checksum making the drivers unusable for "normal"
> > > > Internet usage:
> > >
> > > <snip>
> > >
> > > > The only solution is to comment out
> > > >  #define USE_SK_TX_CHECKSUM
> > > > in skge.c
> > >
> > > Known issue.
> > >
> > > Mirko will have a look as soon as he have time.
> > 
> > Thanks, I just sent a Kconfig patch as a workaround:
> > 
> > http://lkml.org/lkml/2003/8/12/83
> > 
> 
> Should work fine with version 6.16 of the driver (does so
> here at least with a P4C800):
> 
> http://www.syskonnect.com/syskonnect/support/driver/zip/linux/sk98lin_2.6.0-test3_patch.gz
> 

Hi Jeff

Any chance that we could get the sk98lin drivers updated ?  Mirko did
not respond as of yet, but the 6.16 version fixes the HW checksum issues
with most (if not all) Asus boards and maybe some others ...


Thanks,

-- 

Martin Schlemmer




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  reply	other threads:[~2003-08-24 12:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-08-12 11:01 Ricardo Galli
2003-08-12 12:01 ` Martin Schlemmer
2003-08-12 12:40   ` Ricardo Galli
2003-08-23 18:35     ` Martin Schlemmer
2003-08-24 12:27       ` Martin Schlemmer [this message]
2003-08-28 10:24         ` [PATCH 2.6.0-test4][sk98lin] sk98lin " Mirko Lindner
2003-08-28 10:39           ` Martin Schlemmer
2003-09-04 21:55           ` Martin Schlemmer
2008-09-05  8:26             ` Mirko Lindner
2003-08-24 16:28       ` 2.6.0-test3+sk98lin " Ricardo Galli

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