em driver problem on vmware

Juli Mallett jmallett at FreeBSD.org
Sat Oct 30 02:20:07 UTC 2010

On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 17:07, Ricky  Charlet <RCharlet at adaranet.com> wrote:
> Howdy,
>        I have freebsd80-release with an upgraded em0 driver from freebsd8.1 (and an appropriate touch of if_var.h). I'm running an amd64 on a  vmware vm.  And I see this in dmesg:
> ------------cut-------------
> em0: <Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection 6.9.14> port 0x2000-203f mem 0xd8940000-0xd895ffff, 0xd8900000-0xd890ffff irq 18 at device 0.0 on pci2
> em0: Memory Access and/or Bus Master bits were not set
> em0: [FILTER]
> em0: Ethernet address: 00:0c:29:57:d7:7f
> ------------paste------------
>        But, on the other hand, has anyone seen the new em driver working/failing on a vmware vm?

"Memory Access and/or Bus Master bits were not set" is not a fatal
error, it is correctable, indeed that is printed out when it is
corrected; that is not something to worry about in and of itself as
such, are you actually having a problem or just concerned because you
saw that in dmesg?

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