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Date:	Thu, 21 Aug 2008 09:21:28 -0700
From:	"Michael Chan" <mchan@...adcom.com>
To:	"'Marc Haber'" <mh+linux-kernel@...schlus.de>
cc:	"Matthew Carlson" <mcarlson@...adcom.com>,
	"David Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	"netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: 2.6.26/tg3 ping roundtrip times > 2000 ms on local network

Marc Haber wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 07:11:50AM -0700, Michael Chan wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-08-20 at 10:47 -0700, Marc Haber wrote:
> > > Now I need to understand why the other, nearly[1]
> identical box didn't
> > > need the patch to function properly.
> >
> > It depends on whether you have ASF enabled or not and what
> version of
> > ASF you have.  ASF is management firmware running inside
> the NIC.  When
> > the tg3 driver loads, it will show ASF[1] in dmesg if ASF
> is enabled.
>
> Both machines have that string in their dmesg.
>

It may be different versions of ASF.  Try ethtool -i eth0.  It
may tell us the firmware version.

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