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Bug 83772

Summary: orinoco_pci driver locks up
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Peter Bowen <pzbowen+rhbeta>
Component: kernelAssignee: Arjan van de Ven <arjanv>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Description Peter Bowen 2003-02-08 04:59:45 UTC
network card dies and dmesg is full of line after line of:

eth1: Error -110 writing Tx descriptor to BAP

lspci -vv
01:02.0 Network controller: Harris Semiconductor Prism 2.5 Wavelan chipset (rev 01)
        Subsystem: Intel Corp. Wireless 802.11b MiniPCI Adapter
        Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster- SpecCycle- MemWINV+ VGASnoop- ParErr-
Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B-
        Status: Cap+ 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort-
<TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 11
        Region 0: Memory at f8000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=4K]
        Capabilities: [dc] Power Management version 2
                Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1+ D2+ AuxCurrent=0mA
                Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-

Comment 1 Peter Bowen 2003-02-11 03:25:58 UTC
This occurs with regularity with recent kernels including


all for i686.  This bug makes working very painful as I have to run the
following command regularly:

ifdown eth1; rmmod orinoco_pci orinoco hermes; ifup eth1

Comment 2 Peter Bowen 2003-02-19 03:03:07 UTC
OK, I found a fix for this.  Upgrading to 0.13b drivers from fixes it.  I haven't seen any lockups
since then, and the README suggests that 0.13 fixes at least on known reason for
the lockup.

Comment 3 Chris Runge 2003-02-20 22:30:58 UTC
I'm also seeing this problem on my IBM Thinkpad T30 which has the same wireless
chipset and uses the same driver.

The problem occurs under Red Hat Linux 8.0 as well as Phoebe 8.0.94

Comment 4 Dave Jones 2003-10-29 17:45:36 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 80942 ***

Comment 5 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:51:38 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.