Subject: Re: fxp issues
To: HITOSHI Osada <>
From: Sean Davis <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/16/2004 19:16:41
On Fri, Sep 17, 2004 at 12:27:31AM +0900, HITOSHI Osada wrote:
> > So, as stated before, the only workaround I know of is to keep some traffic
> > on the interface.. but whether or not that works for everyone, it is
> > obviously still a driver problem. If I had the time, I'd try to debug it..
> > but it's (obviously) not causing a kernel panic, nor any messages to
> > console, so I wouldn't know where in the code to start looking.
> Yes, this problem is really our driver's limitation. 
> See /sys/dev/ic/i82557.c line:1472.
> OpenBSD's driver has same limitation, but FreeBSD's not.

Hum, I suppose our driver is sufficiently different from FreeBSDs to make
fixing it by tossing in their code a non-trivial exercise?


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