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Re: kern/40580: Intel 82657LM3 Gigabit Ethernet (wm(4)) needs some more robustness & inclusion

On Sun, Feb 08, 2009 at 06:10:01PM +0000, wrote:
> The wm(4) Support of Intel 82657LM3 (as found in the Intel DQ45CB Desktop 
> Mainboard and some modern laptops) is relatively flakey. The following 
> symptoms occur:
> 1) On boot, an ioctl (SIOCSIFMEDIA) fails (invalid argument). Probably just 
> not implemented?

wm(4) probably failed to probe the PHY. Can you post the boot message ?

> 2) During operation, the device is always shown as down.

Direct consequence of 1)

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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