Re: Possible problems with D-LINK DFE-550TX (stock sundance driver) under 2.4.18

Matthias Andree (
Mon, 25 Mar 2002 03:08:33 +0100

On Mon, 25 Mar 2002, David Flynn wrote:

> With the following hardware::
> dual Athlon XP 1700+
> D-Link DFE-550TX NIC
> SiS cheapo g/card

El cheapo configuration, Athlon XP are not stable in SMP configurations.

(I look after a dual XP 1700+ machine with Tyan board, and it falls over
from time to time, but booted with just one CPU, the machine is rock

Try booting with just one processor (maxcpus=1 boot option) or borrow
two Athlon MP and see if you can reproduce the problem then. If you can,
someone may help you. I you can't reproduce it with one CPU, you're
probably on your own.
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