Subject: Re: fxp causes panic on reboot
To: Pavel Cahyna <email@example.com>
From: Michael Kukat <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/26/2002 10:01:09
On Tue, 26 Nov 2002, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> I have a fxp network card in an AlphaPC 164LX. The card is unused, I am
> using another interface. When I try to reboot the machine by typing
> reboot, it panics after syncing discs and goes to the debugger.
> When the card isn't in the machine, it reboots OK.
I had a similar problem and fixed it. I didn't announce it yet because my fix
is a dirty hack and i didn't have a cleaner solution. I don't have the patched
sources handy right now, but i think it had to do something with this
PCI_FLAGS_MEM_ENABLED in dev/pci/if_fxp_pci.c
Maybe something like pa->pa_flags &= ~PCI_FLAGS_MEM_ENABLED in this file in
function fxp_pci_attach right after variable declaration helps.
I didn't find out a way to give a suitable attach arg in kernel config file,
so the dirty hack, as i just had to test something.
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