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janrinze at home.nl
janrinze at home.nl
Sat Jul 28 18:24:55 EDT 2007
---- Ralph Siemsen <ralphs at netwinder.org> schrijft:
> On Sat, Jul 28, 2007 at 02:05:57PM -0400, Jamie Guinan wrote:
> > I've had some trouble with that off and on, the symptom usually being
> > garbled sound output, but I've been running 2.6.16 for a while now,
> > and light sound usage seems to be Ok. Alsa modules,
> Hmm, the DMA problem results in pops in the sound (eg. playback stops),
> or stuters. If you are getting garbled sound, that is likely something
> else. I have a suspicion that we're missing to setup somethign in the
> WaveArtist that BIOS would normally do, because from time to time, when
> I power up a netwinder, the little three-note chime it plays moments after
> powering on comes out all the wrong notes.
I guess I don't reboot that often.. :-)
18:46:01 up 194 days, 2:29, 1 user, load average: 0.15, 0.03, 0.01
> > Recently I've had another problem: the DEC/tulip port (eth0 on my
> > setup) has started dropping link for ~1 second at a time under heavy
> > usage, which I really notice when playing quake/etc (my netwinder is
> > my firewall, I don't play quake on it). I read on the FAQ that the
> > link LED on the netwinder is inverted, but I can see the link go down
> > on the switch side,
> > http://goonathon.net/nw/tulip-link.html
> Interesting. I'd recommend building the tulip driver with debugging
> enabled (at least, media level debugging) and seeing what the netwinder
> thinks. If its renegotiating parity/speed, you'll see info on the
> console and/or in dmesg output.
My other netwinder had a broken fan which caused the tulip ethernet chip to overheat..
I cant use it as a gateway anymore but maybe I should install Debian Etch on it ..
I have been using 40Gb disks for quite some time and never had any trouble with that..
About tftp.. maybe flashing the Netwinder with the latest Netrom might fix that..
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