cvs commit: src/sys/dev/em if_em.c

John-Mark Gurney gurney_j at
Wed Nov 3 11:15:33 PST 2004

Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote this message on Wed, Nov 03, 2004 at 18:57 +0000:
> On Wed, 3 Nov 2004, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> > In message <Pine.BSF.4.53.0411031818150.1747 at>, "Bjoern A. Zeeb" writes:
> >
> > >I think it's overkill to enable all verbose msgs just to see link state
> > >messages in my logs again when someone fiddles at the cabling in the
> > >colo hotel where he shouldn't - or did I mis-read the commit message ?
> >
> > Link states are visible with ifconfig(8).
> of course they are but who will notify me or write them to my logs so
> I have timestamps ? Do I need to write a small daemon to regularly
> and fast enough poll for link state changes now ?

Sounds like we need to expand devd for this.. We already have miibus
hooked up for kevent notification...  And it shoudln't be hard to make
the kevent notification happen for non-miibus drivers...

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