Marvell YukonII Status Update?
dmitry at atlantis.dp.ua
Mon Sep 18 05:25:43 PDT 2006
On Thu, 29 Jun 2006, Nikolas Britton wrote:
> Last I checked somebody was developing an experimental driver and
> Marvell had just released the code to their FreeBSD 5.x/6.x driver:
> mykbsd60x86-126.96.36.199.tar (bindary kmod package)
> mykbsd60x86-188.8.131.52-src.tgz (source code)
I can confirm that this (mykbsd60x86-184.108.40.206-src.tgz) package compiles and
attaches OK to both of built-in LAN controllers on the ASUS P5W DH motherboard
under mid-August RELENG_6:
myk0: <Marvell 88E8053 Gigabit Ethernet Controller, Ver. 220.127.116.11> port
0xa800-0xa8ff mem 0xff7fc000-0xff7fffff irq 16 at device 0.0 on pci3
myk0: Ethernet address: 00:17:31:ee:d1:aa
myk1: <Marvell 88E8053 Gigabit Ethernet Controller, Ver. 18.104.22.168> port
0xb800-0xb8ff mem 0xff8fc000-0xff8fffff irq 19 at device 0.0 on pci4
myk1: Ethernet address: 00:17:31:ee:d8:7f
Data transfers (at least in media auto-detect mode) also work OK both in
10/FULL and 100/FULL mode (haven't tried 1000 yet).
> Has checksum offloading or the performance problems been fixed? Has
> Marvell updated their driver? Is someone going to commit Marvell's
> driver to -CURRENT? And what's happening with the experimental driver?
So I've got 2 questions:
1. Has situation with this driver improved somehow (is somebody going to
support it and commit into the CURRENT)?
2. What kinds of performance problems / stability issues should I expect
with the driver in it's current state under 6-STABLE?
Atlantis ISP, System Administrator
e-mail: dmitry at atlantis.dp.ua
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