Subject: Re: Support for the New Internet Computer?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Gillham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/14/2000 01:25:03
Jason R Thorpe writes:
> FWIW, I have a PXE bootloader nearly written -- I just need to write
> a new crt0 for it, and then test it :-)
Sign me up for testing. I have fxp cards and this sip for testing. :)
> Anyway, it's interesting that both the USB controller and the Ethernet
> generate errors. I'd bet the IOERROR you get on USB is related to the
> Master Abort you get on the Ethernet.
Let me try disabling the USB controller.
> I wonder if there is anything we could tune to make that go away...
Well I adjusted the PCI latency from 20h to 40h, as well as monkeying with
most other available settings. (in the BIOS, not via a PCI utility)
> ...I also wonder of it's endemic to the chipset, or to how it's
> wired up on this particular board.
Could be. I haven't looked at the FreeBSD driver yet to see if it is
doing something obviously different. (my skills need something obvious) :)