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Re: wm(4) manual page outdated?

        Hello.  I believe I'm the one who wrote most of the original patches
to get the cards described in kern/44776 working under NetBSD-3, and pulled
into the tree for further use.  It looks ike some change between NetBSD-4
and NetBSD-5 has broken those patches again.  Unfortunately, the cards I
used for developing those patches originally are in production, running
under NetBSD-3, and are not available at this time for testing/development.
I can see if I can get my hands on another such card, but if someone else
has one they can put in a machine that they may give me access to, I'm
willing to see if I can get them working under NetBSD-5.  It looks like
it's probably a simple fix.  The original patches have now been running in
production on a number of machines around here for over 4 years without a

On Apr 27,  9:40pm, Bert Kiers wrote:
} Subject: Re: wm(4) manual page outdated?
} On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 12:09:49PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
} > On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 05:59:40PM +0200, Bert Kiers wrote:
} > > On Sat, Apr 23, 2011 at 01:06:41PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
} > > 
} > > > I think the point is, if you have a fibre wm card with 82545 
controller, it
} > > > will almost certainly not work, since we only support the MII on these
} > > > particular chips, not the SERDES interface (which is only used for 
} > > 
} > > If that is also true for the i82546GB, kern/44776 kan be closed.
} > 
} > Does this card probe/attach a phy on the MII bus?
} Nope. Complete dmesg at
} Grtnx,
} -- 
} Bert Kiers, !MCSE && 0xFF, frique d'ordinateur
>-- End of excerpt from Bert Kiers

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