nve0 nvidia onboard ethernet dies daily on 6.0 beta1

Kövesdán Gábor gabor.kovesdan at t-hosting.hu
Thu Aug 18 21:06:19 GMT 2005


alan bryan wrote:

>--- Kövesdán Gábor <gabor.kovesdan at t-hosting.hu>
>wrote:
>  
>
>>The nve driver has a lot of problems. You
>>experienced just device 
>>timeouts, but other people - including me -
>>experiences system crashes. 
>>As for me, I've had two kind of kernel panics, and
>>device timeouts too.
>>
>>Cheers,
>>
>>Gabor Kovesdan
>>    
>>
>
>Do you (or does anyone else here) have any
>recommendations then on a good PCI express (no plain
>PCI slots) ethernet card that doesn't use the nve
>driver?  Maybe an Intel card?  Gigabit speeds
>preferably.  I could then use that until the nve
>driver gets fixed (Is somebody even working on fixing
>it?).
>
>Thanks,
>Alan
>
>  
>
No, unfortunately I don't know about a good alternative. I don't think 
anybody is
working on it now. Maxime Henrion and Quinton Dolan committed changes to 
that driver,
but unfortunately it didn't make things better.

Cheers,

Gábor Kövesdán


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