fxp(4) device timeouts ACPI related?

John Baldwin jhb at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jun 7 21:31:51 GMT 2004

On Monday 07 June 2004 04:05 pm, Andreas Moeller wrote:
> >>>>>>The ACPI updates predating last weekend seem to have broken my fxp(4)
> >>>>>>card (Intel PRO/100 S, Intel 82550 chip). Without disabling ACPI at
> >>>>>> the loader prompt (set hint.acpi.0.disabled=1) I get the consecutive
> >>>>>> message of the device timing out and network is unusable.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>Perhaps this is useful information for everybody desiring to
> >>>>>> workaround the problem or even some developer to have a closer look
> >>>>>> at it. If a more detailed description of my setup is needed, just
> >>>>>> let me know.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Can you get before and after dmesg's and post a diff?
> >>>>
> >>>>Of course. diff is attached, the kernel is an unmodified GENERIC.
> >>>
> >>>Looks like !ACPI gives IRQ 11 to everyone and ACPI gives some devices
> >>> IRQ 5 and some IRQ 11.  Can you get a dmesg from the older kernel with
> >>> ACPI enabled and generate a diff of that dmesg against the current
> >>> kernel with ACPI?
> >>
> >>Attached. I had to get some older sources and build the kernel since I
> >>didn't keep an old enough kernel around. The sources used date to May
> >>28th, 2:50am (UTC) and network works with ACPI enabled.
> >>
> >>I'm by no means an expert but I don't see any new insight revealed by
> >>the diff between those two dmesgs.
> >
> > How about a dmesg from a boot -v with the new kernel?
> Find the dmesg aswell as the diff to the old kernel attached.

Grr, ok.  It's going to require better acpi_pci_link support which is still 
being worked on.

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