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Re: Call for testing: Attansic L1E
> On Mon, 9 Mar 2009, Christoph Egger wrote:
> > Last weekend, I ported the ale(4) driver
> > from OpenBSD.
> > I don't have this hardware, so it's only
> > compile-tested.
> > Note the difference:
> > age(4): Attansic L1 gigabit ethernet
> > ale(4): Attansic L1E gigabit ethernet
> > To test the driver, apply attached
> > patch and add to the kernel config:
> > ale* at pci ? dev ? function ?
> I've tried this on netbsd-5 and it doesn't work. Carrier is
> detected correctly. Trying to ping out sends out arp requests,
> but it appears to never receive the responses.
That's better than I expected. age(4) didn't even boot the first
time due to misaligned PCI access.
Izumi suggested improvements to the ale(4) driver some weeks ago
on this list. Please give them a try.
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