lnc0 in VmWare doesn't work
George V. Neville-Neil
gnn at neville-neil.com
Sat Aug 14 11:08:59 PDT 2004
At Sat, 14 Aug 2004 10:57:24 -0700 (PDT),
Vitaly Markitantov wrote:
> --- Robert Watson <rwatson at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, 14 Aug 2004, Vitaly Markitantov wrote:
> > > > I can't get any files off of my system because without lnc0 it has no
> > > > network. I can only get in on the vmware console.
> > >
> > > I use for this purpose USB-flash drive.
> > >
> > > But turning off ACPI does nothing for this problem. lnc0 still doesn't
> > > work without ACPI too.
> > I did make a change yesterday to add IFF_NEEDSGIANT to the ifnet flags of
> > the interface. Theory suggests this should't be the problem (especially
> > if you're not running with debug.mpsafenet=1), but practice is generally
> > more relevant :-). Is it possible for you to check to see if the
> > before/after versions of that change to see if that's the cause?
> I will try tomorrow, but i saw problem with lnc0 before yesterdays changes.
> I think problems appeared around August 04-07.
I'm looking at this now, starting with adding the IFF_NEEDSGIANT
flag. I'll post updates as I find things.
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