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Re: Ethernet card locking up when acting as virtual bridge




On Wed, Nov 08, 2017 at 03:21:00PM -0800, David Christensen wrote:
> On 11/08/17 02:54, Andrew Wood wrote:
> > 3Com Etherlink Model 3C905C
> 
> That card is *old* -- it brings back memories. :-)  And, 3Com is gone. Is
> there any FOSS support for 3Com stuff?

This is one of the classic fast-ethernet cards, supported by the original
Beowulf cluster implementation:

http://webhome.phy.duke.edu/~rgb/brahma/Resources/beowulf/linux/drivers/vortex.html

One would expect that any bugs left in the kernel driver
(net/ethernet/3com/3c59x.ko) would be hammered flat by now.

kernel.org says it's had four changes in the last year.

-dsr-