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Re: Call for testing: Attansic L1E

Stephen Borrill wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Apr 2009, Andreas Wrede wrote:
>>> Great work! Thanks. I committed the driver to get more users/testers.
>> Is it possible to pull the driver plus the atphy up to 5.0? As it's
>> rather late in the release cycle, it could be added commented out in
>> the GENRIC kernel config file?
> No, it's too close to release to pullup ale+atphy, but:
>> I added it to 5.0_RC4 by copying the files
>> sys/dev/mii/atphy.c
>> sys/dev/pci/if_ale.c
>> sys/dev/pci/if_alereg.h
>> from -current and applying the patch below (modulo make -f
>> Makefile.miidevs and make -f Makefile.pcidevs).
> I'll get the miidevs and pcidevs changes pulled up.
>> The only non-obvious pull-up would be revision 1.62 of
>> sys/dev/mii/mii_physubr.c, which added the mii_anar() function used by
>> the driver.
> That's just been pulled-up to netbsd-5 to make testing ale(4) and
> atphy(4) easier.

As a nice side-effect, this also makes testing age(4) easier, too.
age(4) also needs atphy(4), plus there are some nfe(4) devices, which
also uses atphy(4).


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