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Fwd: BCM57781 is not supported

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From: Andrius V <>
Date: Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 9:31 PM
Subject: Re: BCM57781 is not supported
To: Jeff Rizzo <>

On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 7:26 PM, Jeff Rizzo <> wrote:
> I've looked at the code, and assuming *any* BCM57765 controllers work in
> NetBSD (I have no idea), then this one should work.  (Adding the specific
> ASIC ID shouldn't change anything, based on my reading of the FreeBSD driver
> and ours)
> However, I do see some specific handling of BCM_5717_PLUS controllers in the
> FreeBSD driver which seems to be missing from ours, and it's possible that
> this is causing a problem.    Working on this without the hardware is a
> little beyond my ability at this point, so perhaps you should file a PR.
> Another thing you may wish to check is whether the hardware actually works
> in FreeBSD or not.
> It's also conceivable that you need support for the specify PHY your
> interface has instead of ukphy, but that's a long shot.
> Sorry I can't help more,
> +j

Ok, I will file a PR and try to play with drivers and configuration a
little bit on my own where my knowledge will be enough. If I will be
successful at any point I will report. Yes, network actually works on
FreeBSD. Thanks.

Andrius V

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