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Re: fwip(4) carrier detection

On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 09:19:00PM +0100, Roy Marples wrote:
> Hi List
> fwip(4) lacks carrier detection that most other drivers offer.
> How hard would it be to add?
> Or another solution for me would be to rely on SIOCGIFMEDIA working down the 
> interface is down. This seems to work for bge(4) - should this generally be 
> the case?

What does carrier detection mean in the context of fwip(4)?  What in
your opinion should happen for a host that has more than one firewire
port and only one controller?

You have to keep in mind fwip(4) is not Ethernet.

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