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

Maxim Sobolev sobomax at
Sun Apr 30 00:41:36 UTC 2006

Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Apr 2006, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
>> Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
>>> 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
>>> Yukon.
>>> 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.
>> Thanks for the pointer, I will try that. It is not a big issue for me, 
>> though, since ath works perfectly just OOB.
> So are you going to back out your last change to sk(4)?

Why would I?


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