Subject: Re: if_de vs. if_tlp
To: Garrett D'Amore <>
From: Richard Earnshaw <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/24/2005 08:32:35
On Wed, 23 Nov 2005 19:37:25 PST, "Garrett D'Amore" wrote:
> I noticed that it appears that the set of PCI devices supported by
> if_de.c is a strict subset of those supported by if_tlp_pci.c.  The only
> device not supported by if_tlp_pci.c is the DEC4250 EISA controller.
> It seems like it might be a good idea to remove the PCI-isms from
> if_de.c, and move it into the dev/eisa subdirectory.  (Is there anyone
> who actually has a DEC4250 controller who can test this config?)
> A better idea might be to generalize if_tlp_pci.c so it can support
> alternate busses (the AN985 is also available in cardbus, for example --
> I actually have one of those cardbus cards), and then create a
> if_tlp_eisa.c.
> Thoughts?

I still have problems with if_tlp on cats.  It can find it's media now, 
but tcp sessions on it get wedged occasionally.