[parisc-linux] 715/50 hang - more info

Chris Snow csnow@julian.uwo.ca
Thu, 18 May 2000 08:31:56 -0400 (EDT)

> I had the same problem on my 715/33 with lasi_82596.c.
> I emailed Helge Deller who made the last changes to
> this driver and he told me that there seems to be the
> problem that not all interrupts from the i82596 are
> delivered to the interrupt routine. The result of this
> is that all 16 xmit buffers will get filled and then
> the kernel hangs.

That's what I came up with as well.

> He also told me that he will have no time until 23rd
> of May (approx.) to find the reason for this and to
> correct it. So right now there is no way to use
> NFSROOT on a 715/old.

Well, I'm going to keep playing with it over the next few days, although
I'm not sure if I'll have any success...

If I succeed in fixing anything, I'll be sure to let everyone know.