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Re: NetBSD5.0.1/i386 or amd64 vs. Realtek 8168B reases mac address

> I have a re0 here that the booted netbsd 5.0.1 claims to have 0:0:0:0:0:0 :
> 8168B/8111B PCIe Ethernet (rev 0x03)
> Unknown revision (0x280000000)
> Ethernet address 00:00:00:00:00:00
> regephy0 at re0 phy 7: RTL8169S/8110S/8211
> On a reboot, PXE sees 0:0:0:0:0:0, too.
> powering off completely for several seconds helps.
> Something we (or PXE?) do makes the MAC unaccessible. 
> This is both for i386 and amd64 install-type kernels.
> (Note that this is after PXE netbooting. PXE itself does send 
> correct MAC via DHCP.)
> I'll try to boot -current or via a different method later today, but
> if this problem sounds familiar, I'd like to know what to try first.

Looks the same problem (it's actually 8111D, I guess):
and I hope it's fixed in netbsd-5:

Izumi Tsutsui

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