Subject: Re: anyone using fxp with INET6?
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/14/2000 19:15:13
On Fri, 07 Jan 2000 00:00:11 +0900 
 Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <> wrote:

 > 	initialization code (which initializes multicast setup from within
 > 	the kernel and may not allow interrupt to come, makes fxp
 > 	initialization fail).
 > 	I wonder if it applies to netbsd as well.  I got workaround for this
 > 	and imported into kame/openbsd and openbsd-current (basically
 > 	decreases spl level during IPv6 interface initialization).
 > 	I'm willing to apply it if anyone seeing problems with fxp.
 > 	If noone is having problems, I do not bother:-)

If that's why it fails, NetBSD should not have that problem; I changed
the fxp driver to poll for completion of the multicast setup command, as
it simplified other parts of the code.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>