Subject: Re: newer broadcom chip support
To: Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 12/17/2006 11:37:55
On Sun, Dec 17, 2006 at 10:48:17AM +0100, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 16, 2006 at 06:46:16PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 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 or
> > 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.
YES ! :)
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference