bge(4), 5715S, IBM BladeCenter, no carrier
delphij at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 18:46:08 UTC 2010
On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 10:38 AM, Oliver Fromme <olli at lurza.secnetix.de> wrote:
> I've got problems with the bge(4) interfaces on certain
> blades installed within an IBM BladeCenter. AFAIK these
> are fiber PHYs connected to internal fiber-to-copper
> transceivers inside the blade chassis.
> Basically, the interfaces are recognized and attached,
> but I don't get a carrier detected. The hardware is
> ok, and there is indeed a gigabit switch connected to
> the ports (under Linux, the carrier is detected and the
> interfaces work fine).
> ifconfig output:
> bge0: flags=9843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,LINK0,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
> ether 00:21:5e:4c:07:22
> inet 10.2.13.42 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 10.2.13.255
> media: Ethernet 1000baseT <full-duplex> (none)
> status: no carrier
> Related pciconf -lv entries:
> pcib3 at pci0:21:0:0: class=0x060400 card=0x00000000 chip=0x01031166 rev=0xb5 hdr=0x01
> vendor = 'ServerWorks (Was: Reliance Computer Corp)'
> device = 'Broadcom dual gigabit, pci bridge (BCM5715)'
> class = bridge
> subclass = PCI-PCI
> bge0 at pci0:22:4:0: class=0x020000 card=0x03671014 chip=0x167914e4 rev=0xa3 hdr=0x00
> vendor = 'Broadcom Corporation'
> device = 'NetXtreme 5715S Gigabit Ethernet'
> class = network
> subclass = ethernet
> (There are more interfaces; I list bge0 only for brevity.)
> Excerpt from dmesg -v:
> bge0: <Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Fiber Controller, ASIC rev. 0x009003> mem 0x97a00000-0x97a0ffff,0x97a10000-0x97a1ffff irq 24 at device 4.0 on pci22
> bge0: Reserved 0x10000 bytes for rid 0x10 type 3 at 0x97a00000
> bge0: attempting to allocate 1 MSI vectors (8 supported)
> msi: routing MSI IRQ 256 to local APIC 0 vector 56
> bge0: using IRQ 256 for MSI
> bge0: CHIP ID 0x00009003; ASIC REV 0x09; CHIP REV 0x90; PCI-X
> bge0: bpf attached
> bge0: Ethernet address: 00:21:5e:4c:07:22
> bge0: [MPSAFE]
> bge0: [ITHREAD]
> Actually this is an 8-stable snapshot from December, but
> with if_bge.c and if_bgereg.h from 9-current as of today,
> because I saw a bunch of commits to HEAD last week.
> (That's why I'm posting this to -current.)
Which PHY is attached to it?
e.g. dmesg | grep miibus?
Xin LI <delphij at delphij.net> http://www.delphij.net
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