Subject: Re: gem (ERI/GEM/GMAC Ethernet device driver) has problems on macppc -current
To: Timo Schoeler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 10/21/2005 04:35:59
In message <4358A6A4.firstname.lastname@example.org>, Timo Schoeler writes:
>Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> I think we've diagnosed the problem to some extent. I can't help any
>> more, since I know nothing of this board or PPCs. I suggest you
>> send-pr, including this analysis -- that it's a collision problem in
>> half-duplex mode, manual or automatic -- and hope that someone who does
>> know that NIC can help.
>> --Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
>i filed a PR  -- No. 31858 -- Tue Oct 18 20:16:27 2005 and asked on
>the list whether anyone has seen this, too. a thing to avoid, it seems?
> -- http://www.netbsd.org/cgi-bin/query-pr-single.pl?number=31858
I think the discussion has been helpful -- there's been analysis done
that isn't in the PR.
Of course, there's also been a lot of noise...
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb