Call for Test and Review: bwn(4) - another Broadcom Wireless
weongyo.jeong at gmail.com
Thu Dec 24 19:43:20 UTC 2009
On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 11:25:21AM +0100, Paul B Mahol wrote:
> On 12/23/09, Weongyo Jeong <weongyo.jeong at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 08:18:31PM +0300, Alex Keda wrote:
> >> Weongyo Jeong pishet:
> >> >Hello,
> >> >
> >> >Now bwn(4) is available at the public and waiting test and review. The
> >> >status of this driver is *alpha* so could make panics, warnings and
> >> >errors. Please let me know if you encounter problems.
> >> >
> >> >The following NICs all I have are only tested on the little endian 64bit
> >> >machine and big endian 32bit machine.
> >> >
> >> > - Broadcom BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless
> >> > - Broadcom BCM4318 802.11b/g Wireless
> >> none1 at pci0:48:0:0: class=0x028000 card=0x1371103c chip=0x431214e4
> >> rev=0x02 hdr=0x00
> >> vendor = 'Broadcom Corporation'
> >> device = 'BCM4310 UART (Wireless Ethernet Adapter)'
> >> class = network
> >> bar  = type Memory, range 64, base 0xc8000000, size 16384,
> >> enabled
> >> cap 01 = powerspec 3 supports D0 D1 D2 D3 current D0
> >> cap 09 = vendor (length 120)
> >> cap 05[e8] = MSI supports 1 message, 64 bit
> >> cap 10[d0] = PCI-Express 1 endpoint max data 128(128) link x1(x1)
> >> FreeBSD HP.lissyara.su 9.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 9.0-CURRENT #0 r200750: Sun
> >> Dec 20 14:47:53 MSK 2009
> >> root at HP.lissyara.su:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
> >> after load ssb
> >> ssb0: <Broadcom BCM4312 802.11a/b/g Wireless> mem 0xc8000000-0xc8003fff
> >> irq 18 at device 0.0 on pci48
> >> ssb0: unsupportted coreid 0x817
> > Interesting. It looks device has a USB 1.1 host controller(?) in
> > wireless NIC. I think you can ignore this message that looks no
> > harm.
> >> after load if_bwn I have panic
> >> bwn0 on ssb0
> >> bwn: WLAN (chipid 0x4311 rev B) PHY (analog 4 type 2 rev 9) RADIO (manyf
> >> 0x17f ver 0x2050 rev 2)
> >> bwn0: DMA (64 bits)
> >> bwn0: [FILTER]
> >> panic: ssb_add_child: 1960: SSB_DEV_80211 is only supported currently.
> > It's caused by unexpected SSB core. Could you please test with attached
> > patch with email and tell me the result?
> It fixed panic in my case too.
> Unlike bwi(4) bwn(4) works much better with this card:
> ssb0: <Broadcom BCM4311 802.11b/g Wireless> mem 0xf4000000-0xf4003fff
> irq 17 at device 0.0 on pci16
> ssb0: unsupportted coreid 0x817
> bwn0 on ssb0
> bwn0: WLAN (chipid 0x4311 rev 10) PHY (analog 4 type 2 rev 8) RADIO
> (manuf 0x17f ver 0x2050 rev 2)
> bwn0: DMA (32 bits)
> bwn0: [FILTER]
> and basic wep works just fine.
> But I got panic in 'bwn taskq' if I play with hardware RF switch.
Does `hardware RF switch' indicates a switch to turn on/off RF feature
on laptop? If yes it didn't be tested fully because I can't reproduce
on my environment.
Could you please show me the backtrace when it got panic?
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