cvs commit: src/sys/dev/sk if_sk.c if_skreg.h

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Fri Apr 28 03:43:20 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-04-28 at 03:17 +0000, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> sobomax     2006-04-28 03:17:37 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sys/dev/sk           if_sk.c if_skreg.h 
>   Log:
>   Add some incomplete support for Marvell Yukon EC controllers based on
>   OpenBSD changes. With these changes, PHY part of the driver becomes
>   functional (it senses media changes and negotiates speed just fine),
>   previously it just hang with no PHY message, but no data goes through
>   interface (error message is "can not stop transfer of Tx/Rx descriptor).
>   Hopefully somebody with more clue/free time will be able to pick up
>   after me.

Maxim, I patched if_sk in a similar fashion, and got the same errors you
did.  I took a look at the Linux sky2 driver which works with the
MacBook Yukon-II, and the Yukon-II chipset is very different from the

However, I did find that the SysKonnect-provided Yukon-II driver works
quite well (see  Building the driver was easy.  I just untarred the source to /usr/src/sys/dev/myk, and did a make all.  With this driver, I was able to get the wired ethernet in the MacBook to pass traffic.

BTW, thanks for your work on the reboot issue.  Oh, and are you using
Alt at boot-time to select FreeBSD, or have you done some EFI magic to
make FreeBSD the default boot partition?


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