Subject: Re: ieee1394 on alpha
To: Erik E. Fair <>
From: mel kravitz <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/13/2003 06:09:09
Have not tried ip over fw, machine say's its ready ? dmesg says:
>fwohci0 at pci1 dev 12 function 0: NEC uPD72870 IEEE 1394 OHCI Host
>Controller (rev. 0x03)
>fwohci0: interrupting at eb164 irq 1
>fwohci0: OHCI 1.0, 00:90:a9:40:08:00:5b:3c, 400Mb/s, 1024 max_rec, 4
>ir_ctx, 4 it_ctx  ....
>fw0 at fwohci0: 00:90:a9:40:08:00:5b:3c:09:02:ff:ff:f0:01:00:00
ifconfig fw0 says:
>fw0: flags=8802<BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
>	address: 00:90:a9:40:08:00:5b:3c
I plugged a 'Pioneer DVR-A03' dvd/cdrom player -writer in and got a
'hard lock up' repeated it before deciding the code needs work.

On Mon, 2003-01-13 at 00:48, Erik E. Fair wrote:
> I've been trying to make IP-over-FW work for the last year or so (not 
> contributing code, just testing what we have in tree) and I've pretty 
> consistently failed. Occasionally, it would work for a little while, 
> and then go away, but mostly, it wouldn't work at all.
> 	Erik <>