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

Dieter Nützel (
Mon, 25 Mar 2002 03:36:07 +0100

On Mon, 25 Mar 2002 02:08:33, Matthias Andree wrote:
>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
> solid.)
> 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.

On "newer" Athlon XP (Duron, Athlon Thoroughbred) L5-4 bridge have to be

See below:


BTW I will use two Athlon XP 1700+ or...;-)

Dieter Nützel
Graduate Student, Computer Science

University of Hamburg Department of Computer Science @home:

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