[l4ankh] Problems with fixed l4ankh

Adam Lackorzynski adam at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Tue May 29 22:24:32 CEST 2012


On Tue May 22, 2012 at 21:16:39 +0400, Timur wrote:
> I had fixed the l4ankh driver and after that it started to work properly. Now 
> only thread is used to receive packets. In lines 158-162 we clear the rcv 
> buffer: that is necessary to be done as after opening a session we start to 
> receive packets that should not be served; otherwise the response time will be 
> quite slow. This is not the best solution, but I do not have time to make it 
> better.

It's polling now, right?

> Now I face the following problem: the driver in ankh (I use 8139cp) stops 
> receiving packets after some time (for me it is usually 3-4 minutes). This 
> situation occurs when  the interrupt handler was called and the device 
> register IntrStatus already equals "zero". An interrupt doesn't work after 
> that.

Hm, just some quite generic hint, when you poll in this situation, are
there any packets?

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