Subject: Re: problem with sip0 (SiS 900 10/100 Ethernet, rev 0x90)
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Carl Brewer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/02/2004 10:31:14
Carl Brewer wrote:

> Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 01, 2004 at 11:12:12AM +1000, Carl Brewer wrote:
>>> "media none"?!
>>> I'm guessing this is my problem here, but why would that be the
>>> case?  Is this an ethernet device that 1.6.2 doesn't support?
>> Yes, there are problems detecting the PHY with some SiS chips.
>> This has been fixed in current and 2.0, and I think the fix has
>> been pulled up to the 1.6 branch.
>> Try with a recent 1.6.2_STABLE kernel.
> I'll give that a go, is the correct cvs tag to use to grab the stable
> src/sys dir -rnetbsd-1-6 ?

it's not fixed in netbsd-1-6

I'm not going to run this box on a development kernel, as it's
due to go to a client site this afternoon to be their firewall and
proxy :)

I've whacked an extra rtk card in it and that's working fine.