glewis at eyesbeyond.com
Mon Aug 15 20:33:25 GMT 2005
On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 10:04:05PM +0200, Gary Jennejohn wrote:
> Juergen Lock writes:
> > On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 06:16:52PM +1000, ? ? wrote:
> > > On 8/13/05, I wrote:
> > >[...]
> > > > I just got a new box with an Asus A8V Deluxe board (VIA K8T800 Pro,
> > > > Socket 939), and so far everything seems to be working. The only
> > > > unusual thing i had to do for FreeBSD (5.4-R) was adding a patch
> > > > to the sk nic driver (see other thread.)
> > > >
> > >
> > > Update on ASUS A8V Deluxe for archives
> > >
> > > I installed 5.4-RELEASE about April (2005) and track 5-Stable on that
> > > hardware straight from CVS - never had a prob with sk0 yet, it's
> > > worked since day one with no boot time errors.
> > Yeah I was surprised too that my network didnt work out-of-the-box,
> > as i had read of other ppl having no problems at all with this board.
> > Apparently there are boards with different revisions of the sk chip
> > (skc0: Marvell Yukon Lite Gigabit Ethernet rev. (0x9) here, see other
> > thread for the full dmesg.)
> Looks like it. I have an A8V Deluxe with
> skc0: Marvell Yukon Lite Gigabit Ethernet rev. A3(0x7)
> and never had any problems.
Hmm. I have
skc0: Marvell Yukon Lite Gigabit Ethernet rev. (0x9)
and its running fine for the most part with the occasional watchdog timeout.
However, this is a different motherboard (Gigabyte K8NS Ultra-939).
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