lnc0 in VmWare doesn't work
freebsd at jdc.parodius.com
Sat Aug 14 13:02:21 PDT 2004
For the USB pen drive -- make sure you have uhci or ohci support in
your kernel, along with usb, umass, scbus, and da. You can load some
of these as modules as well. The device will appear as a umass device,
which gets translated via geom to a SCSI CAM devie. Just mount it as
da0 (or whatever the kernel picks).
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On Sat, Aug 14, 2004 at 12:49:01PM -0700, George V. Neville-Neil wrote:
> At Sat, 14 Aug 2004 10:57:24 -0700 (PDT),
> Vitaly Markitantov 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.
> OK, I believe this is an interrupt problem. I turned on debugging and
> the memory locations of the tx and rx rings look OK. THe problem is
> nothing is being sent/received, the rings are full but nothing else.
> I need to figure out how to mount a USB flash drive, under -CURRENT as
> the Guest and Red Hat 9 as the vmware host. Then I can send the
> output along. I'll look more into this tonight as my test pod is dead
> without this stuff and I need to test some IPv6 stuff.
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