Call for Help: patching if_bfe against FreeBSD -stable (4.8, 4.9)

Duncan Barclay dmlb at
Fri Feb 6 05:59:33 PST 2004

From: "Al-Afu" <afu-subscribed-list at>
Sent: Friday, February 06, 2004 6:44 AM

> In Reference To:
> the above specifies a patch to include the bfe driver into a 4.8 kernel.
> do I proceed with this?
> Pardon my ignorance, but I am not familiar with kernel's patches, hence
> reason I am asking for some guidance or pointers.
> Any help towards this will be greatly appreciated. Been actively trying to
> solve the Broadcom 4401 NIC on my Dell 8500, and the above link seems to
> the closest I can get to. I cant afford to upgrade to -CURRENT as my
> notebook is almost the mirror to all the production servers I have .

There are another set of patches that "Pavel" prepared a couple of weeks
ago. I need to get 4.9 on my laptop and giv e them a whirl and then commit
them. I may be able to this over the weekend. I will put the patches up on a
web site somewhere when I get home from work tonight.


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