kern/112654: [pcn] Kernel panic upon if_pcn module load on a
marius at alchemy.franken.de
Sun Jan 20 12:40:07 PST 2008
The following reply was made to PR kern/112654; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Marius Strobl <marius at alchemy.franken.de>
To: Nagy Keve <keve at mail.duf.hu>, wforms at Safe-mail.net,
bug-followup at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: kern/112654: [pcn] Kernel panic upon if_pcn module load on a Netfinity 5000
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 21:37:55 +0100
On Mon, Jan 14, 2008 at 08:10:02AM +0000, Nagy Keve wrote:
> An important update is that my earlier conclusion regarding the patch was f=
> The patch DOES WORK on RELENG_6, it gets rid of the kernel panic upon loadi=
> ng the module and it DOES FIND the appropriate cable media connected. I a=
> m still unable to explain what caused the "no carrier" issue during my ea=
> rlier attempts with this patch.
That probably was because of nsphy(4) not being the correct driver
in order to determine the link status of this PHY.
> So the concept is proved, this could be a proper fix if we can get the pcn =
> driver to use ns_phy instead of uk_phy. With the current patch both ns_ph=
> y and uk_phy shows up in dmesg, and I would rather see ns_phy only.
Could you please give a kernel built with the patch at:
or for RELENG_6:
instead of the patch for nsphy(4) a try?
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