Subject: Re: i82573E wm(4) trouble
To: None <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/28/2007 10:35:25
On Sun, 28 Jan 2007 08:32:22 -0500
Thor Lancelot Simon <> wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 28, 2007 at 01:07:23PM +0000, Thomas E. Spanjaard wrote:
> > Vlad GURDIGA wrote:
> > >inet
> > 
> > Make that `inet prefixlen 24`.
> Uh, what?  The syntax Vlad used was just fine.
> Vlad: do you have any better luck if you set the media type and duplex
> by hand instead of letting the device autoconfigure?  I am not sure we
> talk to the PHY on the 82573 correctly -- until recently, there
> weren't many out there in the marketplace and they're pretty buggy
> (for example, jumbo frame support is totally broken) so the usual
> suspects for hacking the NetBSD wm driver, most of whom care mostly
> about servers, haven't paid much attention to it.

I'm fairly certain NetBSD does not.  See kern/35386, which (among
others) mentions the 82573E and 82573L.

		--Steve Bellovin,