Re: cardbus wired NIC trouble, any suggestions?
On Wed, Nov 02, 2011 at 08:28:34PM +0100, Christoph Egger wrote:
> Benjamin Kaduk <kaduk@MIT.EDU> writes:
> > On Tue, 1 Nov 2011, YongHyeon PYUN wrote:
> >> I'm not familiar with Cardbus based controller so I have no clean
> >> idea how to attack this at this moment. Basically all Cardbus
> >> controllers are seen as PCI device in device driver. Because re(4)
> >> successfully attached to the controller and re(4) supports RTL8110
> >> based controller I think you may want to try enabling a loader
> >> tunable like the following in /boot/loader.conf file.
> >> hw.re.prefer_iomap="1"
> >> If /boot/loader.conf does not exist on your box, try crate it and
> >> reboot and let me know whether that makes any difference on your box.
> > (kFreeBSD is architected such that it does not use the freebsd loader,
> > and therefore /boot/loader.conf will not actually do any useful
> > settings. You should set that tunable in your grub configuration
> > instead. This most commonly comes up for kern.hz; googling for that
> > with kfreebsd should bring up an example configuration to crib from.)
> I've now tried setting this in grub for kfreebsd which didn't help. I
> also again tried with a FreeBSD 9.0-RC1 Memory stick, which should be
> plain FreeBSD and allows these kinds of settings, also with no
> success. Also tried setting some cardbus debugging options because I
> read about that on some website, output is at .
Honestly I have no idea and can't explain why simple PHY write
access fails on this controller.
Probably Warner(imp <> FreeBSD dot org) may have better idea what's
going on here.
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