Jos Chrispijn jos at webrz.net
Sat Aug 16 15:38:16 UTC 2008

Michael Powell wrote:
> I recently had an onboard 82540 chip fry out. It started sporadically and
> over time became more frequent. When I googled I found many references to
> heat problems. I then disabled rx/tx checksum offload and it seemed like it
> fixed it, but only for a short while. It got worse and ultimately died
> altogether. Had to disable and put a PCI NIC in.
Micheael, thanks for sharing; I will keep this in mind and if neccessary 
replace the nic.

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