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Re: Call for testing "Attansic/Atheros L1 gigabit ethernet"

On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 06:48:48PM +0100, Jochen Kunz wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Jan 2009 13:26:14 +0100
> Christoph Egger <> wrote:
> > > I am interested in testing this driver in NetBSD 5 BETA. Copying the
> > > relevant src files(if_age.c and if_agereg.h) is all that is
> > > necessary?
> > No, you need more to get the complete driver:
> [...]
> I patched my 5.0 Beta source tree as you sugested. It builds clean, the
> age0 device is attached. But when I try to use it I get this kernel
> message:
> arpresolve: unable to enter address for on null (could not 
> allocate llinfo)
> arpresolve: can't allocate llinfo on age0 for
> Any hints for further debugging?

That's a symptom of a botched port from OpenBSD, in the ioctl routine.

What kind of developer commits a driver that has never received even the
most basic testing?

Quentin Garnier - -
"See the look on my face from staying too long in one place
[...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling"
KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.

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