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Re: gigE negotiation failure with wm0

 Hi, Kevin.

From: Kevin Lahey <>
Subject: Re: gigE negotiation failure with wm0
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 15:07:40 -0800

> On Wed, 16 Dec 2009 14:01:23 +0900 (JST)
> SAITOH Masanobu <> wrote:
>>  I've commit the fix for igphy and re-enabled it. Could you
>> verify whether that bug have been fixed? I've verified that on
>> ICH8 and ICH9.
> Sorry to take so long to test this!
> Unfortunately, I still see issues.  I suspend my T61 at home, on a
> 100Mb network, then resume at work, on a 1Gb network.  I see high
> packet loss rates and all sorts of weird difficulties until I
> "ifconfig wm0 down; ifconfig wm0 up", after which everything is
> fine.
> If I use ukphy instead of igphy, things just work.
> Is there some debugging code I could activate to get more
> information?  After having a good look at the em/e1000 code, I can
> understand how crazy this stuff gets.  lspci claims that my device
> is an Intel Corporation 82566MM Gigabit Network Connection
> [8086:1049].
> Thanks for all of your hard work,
> Kevin

 I added three workaround for ICH8 with igphy into wm. Two workarounds
are enabled by default and another workaround is disabled. To enable
the last workaround, add

    #define WM_WOL 1

into if_wm.c.

 Could you try it?

                SAITOH Masanobu (

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