kern/80646: bge(4) doesn't work with vlans

Gennady Proskurin gpr at
Thu May 5 01:20:01 PDT 2005

>Number:         80646
>Category:       kern
>Synopsis:       bge(4) doesn't work with vlans
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Thu May 05 08:20:00 GMT 2005
>Originator:     Gennady Proskurin
>Release:        FreeBSD 6.0-CURRENT i386
System: FreeBSD okt-gen.nvnpp 6.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 6.0-CURRENT #0: Thu Apr 28 14:18:46 MSD 2005 gpr at okt-gen.nvnpp:/var/tmp/obj/usr/src/sys/OKTGEN i386

bge0: <Broadcom BCM5782 Gigabit Ethernet, ASIC rev. 0x3003> mem 0xf8400000-0xf840ffff irq 17 at device 2.0 on pci5
miibus0: <MII bus> on bge0
brgphy0: <BCM5705 10/100/1000baseTX PHY> on miibus0
brgphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, 1000baseTX, 1000baseTX-FDX, auto
bge0: Ethernet address: 00:30:6e:b1:e7:d3

pciconf -lv:
bge0 at pci5:2:0:  class=0x020000 card=0x12bf103c chip=0x169614e4 rev=0x03 hdr=0x00
    vendor   = 'Broadcom Corporation'
    device   = 'BCM5782 Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet for hp'
    class    = network
    subclass = ethernet

	Broadcom netcard described above doesn't work with
vlans if hardware vlans turned on in driver. It works fine
if vlans not used. Since bge(4) doesn't support turning
vlanhwtag off (via ifconfig), the only workarround is to
patch driver.
	Try to use vlans on that hardware.

Workaround: turn off hardware vlan tagging in driver.

--- if_bge.c.orig	Thu May  5 11:57:01 2005
+++ if_bge.c	Thu May  5 11:57:16 2005
@@ -2393,7 +2393,7 @@
 	ifp->if_hwassist = BGE_CSUM_FEATURES;
 	/* NB: the code for RX csum offload is disabled for now */
-	ifp->if_capabilities = IFCAP_TXCSUM | IFCAP_VLAN_HWTAGGING |
+	ifp->if_capabilities = IFCAP_TXCSUM |
 	ifp->if_capenable = ifp->if_capabilities;

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