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Re: xl driver messages
This happens because you are using a custom kernel
Before you report errors, try GENERIC
You will find that xl has been converted to use mii drivers,
and so you need exphy* at mii ? phy ?
in your config
On Thu, 21 Oct 1999, Ian Darwin wrote:
| I have a few machines with xl (3c905) boards. Partial dmesg from one
| such system:
| xl0 at pci0 dev 14 function 0 "3Com 3c905 100Base-TX" rev 0x00: irq 9 address 00:60:97:9
| OUI 0x080017 model 0x0000 rev 1 at xl0 phy 24 not configured
| xl1 at pci0 dev 16 function 0 "3Com 3c905 100Base-TX" rev 0x00: irq 10 address 00:60:97:
| OUI 0x080017 model 0x0000 rev 0 at xl1 phy 24 not configured
| Whenever I boot up and start up networking, I get this two-line message, once per
| xl0: transmission error: 90
| xl0: tx underrun, increasing tx start threshold to 120
| xl1: transmission error: 90
| xl1: tx underrun, increasing tx start threshold to 120
| THE BOARDS WORK FINE, but the message is a puzzler - it looks like an error,
| yet it seems to work fine anyway.
| If this will always come up, is there a way to change the initial threshold
| value to 120, either via sysctl or via ifconfig?
| If most people with xl0's will see this message, would it make sense to change
| the code? Or did I somehow get some older xl0's?
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