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Bug 249110 - prism54pci: "phy0: tx overflow." when network traffic is heavy
prism54pci: "phy0: tx overflow." when network traffic is heavy
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: John W. Linville
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-07-20 18:32 EDT by Mike Bonnet
Modified: 2008-01-09 12:05 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-01-09 12:05:25 EST
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Description Mike Bonnet 2007-07-20 18:32:14 EDT
Description of problem:
When transferring a lot of data over a prism54pci interface (Netgear WG511 v1
(softmac)), the interface will eventually (sometimes minutes, sometimes hours)
stop transferring any data, and a "kernel: phy0: tx overflow." message will
appear in /var/log/messages.  The interface will be unusable until the card is
ejected and reinserted into the pccard slot, causing it to get reinitialized.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
prism54pci firmware version

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. use a prism54pci interface
2. transfer a lot of data over it
Actual results:
"phy0: tx overflow." message appears, interface no longer transfers data

Expected results:
no "tx overflow" message, interface continues to work

Additional info:
Comment 1 Christopher Brown 2007-09-20 06:48:54 EDT

I'm reviewing this bug as part of the kernel bug triage project, an attempt to
isolate current bugs in the fedora kernel.


I am CC'ing myself to this bug and will try and assist you in resolving it if I can.

There hasn't been much activity on this bug for a while. Could you tell me if
you are still having problems with the latest kernel?

If the problem no longer exists then please close this bug or I'll do so in a
few days if there is no additional information lodged.

Comment 2 Christopher Brown 2008-01-09 12:05:25 EST
As indicated previously there has been no update on the progress of this bug
therefore I am closing it as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Please re-open if the issue
still occurs for you and I will try to assist in its resolution. Thank you for
taking the time to report the initial bug.

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