if_re locking patch...
pepper at reppep.com
Mon Sep 6 20:32:43 PDT 2004
At 10:52 AM -0700 2004/08/25, John-Mark Gurney wrote:
>To expand upon the patch posted previously, I have cribbed bms's rl
>locking, and ported it to re. This makes the interrupt MPSAFE along
>with the rest of the driver. No more GIANT LOCKED messages for re. :)
>Right now I'm doing some testing, and so far I've been able to transfer
>over 3gig's of data w/o any problems.
>So, please test the patch and let me know how it goes:
My Asante-branded 8169 no longer generates LOR warnings at
boot under RELENG_5 from September 3rd, so thanks!
>re0 at pci1:10:0: class=0x020000 card=0x816910ec chip=0x816910ec
> vendor = 'Realtek Semiconductor'
> device = 'RTL8169 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter'
> class = network
> subclass = ethernet
Unfortunately "make buildkernel" fails on if_re with
DEVICE_POLLING, which should work according to polling.4.
Chris Pepper: <http://www.reppep.com/~pepper/>
Rockefeller University: <http://www.rockefeller.edu/>
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