DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2004-08
Re: re driver woes
On Mon, 02 Aug 2004 17:13:19 -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :Mine comes up initially with a media of Autoselect 10/100 (something like
> :that), after several minutes it sets status to
> :"no carrier", and then finally sets media to: "Ethernet autoselect
> :(100baseTX <full-duplex>)" and status: "active".
> :I then try to run dhclient on it, and it just hangs forever. DHCP works
> :under Linux / Windows for this so I'm not sure what to do. The driver
> :hasn't worked since I've tried the version in CVS, for whatever reason the
> :version you sent to me before committing worked.
> :I should clarify that this is an integrated Gigabit Ethernet Controller as
> :this is a Gigabyte K8NPro NForce 3 Pro 150 Chipset motherboard.
> The media mode is a function of the Phy/MII layer. If you are seeing
> fluctuations *prior* to running dhclient, there's a good chance that
> it is actually a problem with the cable. If you have some way to
> test/replace the cable I would try that.
dhclient now works with Joerg's latest code update (not using mmap for re
interface IO), but regardless of the cable I use (homemade or
manufactured) detection still takes longer than it does under other
operating systems. I'll have to play around with it some more to give a
more exact feeling of how long.