strange error on sis900 ethernet
zhu shi song
zhushisongzhu at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 15 01:45:01 CEST 2002
And also I have tested different packet size , I found odd len packet can't response, even can. for example:
ping -s 122 184.108.40.206 0% lost
ping -s 123 220.127.116.11 100% lost
ollie lho <ollie at sis.com.tw> wrote:On Mon, 2002-10-14 at 22:30, zhu shi song wrote:
> I met one strange error on sis900 ethernet driver.
> I'm using cvs freebios on 6 Oct, 2002 , kernel 2.4.17,
> mainboard is winfast6300. After booting using
> linuxbios stored in DOC, I boot
> my host linux system using normal bios. the host
> is the same system as in DOC. I test pings, the
> is ( after linuxbios booting):
> ping -s 2592 18.104.22.168 ( remote ip addr ) 0% lost
> ping -s 2593 22.214.171.124 ( remote ip addr ) no
> response, 100% lost
Why are your using a packet size of 259x bytes ?? It just makes
no sense since the MTU of ethernet is about 1500.
> I can't make the mainboard work correctly until I have
> windows98. Then I use my host linux system to boot,
> the thing is ok. (after windows98 booting )
> ping -s 2592 126.96.36.199 0% lost
> ping -s 2593 188.8.131.52 0% lost
> What's the problem, maybe something wrong with pci
> ,or sis900 init
Some early 630A/E chips has some kind of bugs due to semiconductor
fab process. Probably you are just unlucky to get a bad one.
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