Subject: Re: gem (ERI/GEM/GMAC Ethernet device driver) has problems on macppc -current
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org, port-macppc@NetBSD.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
Date: 10/19/2005 10:17:37
On Wed, Oct 19, 2005 at 10:51:38AM +0200, Timo Schoeler wrote:
> >I downloaded a file via FTP at 9MB/Sec on my G4 without problems. But
> >it was connected to a GbE switch at point of time.
> gem0 at pci3 dev 15 function 0: Apple Computer GMAC Ethernet (rev. 0x01)
> gem0: interrupting at irq 41
> gem0: Ethernet address 00:30:65:68:9f:4a, 10KB RX fifo, 4KB TX fifo
> bmtphy0 at gem0 phy 0: BCM5201 10/100 media interface, rev. 2
> bmtphy0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
gem0 at pci2 dev 15 function 0: Apple Computer GMAC Ethernet (rev. 0x00)
gem0: interrupting at irq 41
gem0: Ethernet address 00:0a:95:79:49:28, 10KB RX fifo, 4KB TX fifo
brgphy0 at gem0 phy 0: BCM5421 1000BASE-T media interface, rev. 1
brgphy0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, 1000baseT, 1000baseT-FDX, auto
> >Can you perhaps try with a switch to figure out a using full-duplex
> >instead of half-duplex matters for the problem?
> i can hook up my machine to a Nortel 450 -- this is a managed one of
> good quality i guess ;)
I only used a cheap Netgear GS608, I guess anything supporting full-duplex
should be fine.
Matthias Scheler http://scheler.de/~matthias/