Subject: Re: newer broadcom chip support
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Quentin Garnier <email@example.com>
Date: 12/17/2006 10:48:17
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On Sat, Dec 16, 2006 at 06:46:16PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> I have a new server which has a new broadcom chip (5708), not supported by
> NetBSD. What is the best approach; porting the bce(4) driver from FreeBSD=
> trying to integrate support to our bge(4) ? Has someone already looked at
> this ?
I have a port of OpenBSD's bnx(4) (which is a port of FreeBSD's bce(4)).
It needs more testing (it worked fine on i386, but it had an unexplained
issue on amd64; I don't have the hardware myself so debugging was hard
and my tester kind of disappeared), and a final bit of polishing.
I'll make sure it compiles in -current and send it to you if you want.
Quentin Garnier - firstname.lastname@example.org - cube@NetBSD.org
"You could have made it, spitting out benchmarks
Owe it to yourself not to fail"
Amplifico, Spitting Out Benchmarks, Hometakes Vol. 2, 2005.
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