From: Martin Schlemmer <email@example.com> To: Jeff Garzik <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Mirko Lindner <email@example.com>, LKML <firstname.lastname@example.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: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> [-- Attachment #1: Type: text/plain, Size: 1490 bytes --] 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 [-- Attachment #2: This is a digitally signed message part --] [-- Type: application/pgp-signature, Size: 189 bytes --]
next prev parent 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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