Driver that works only when module is loaded late, not from loader.conf

Martin Cracauer cracauer at cons.org
Thu Aug 18 15:13:14 GMT 2005


Andrew P. wrote on Thu, Aug 18, 2005 at 11:55:04AM +0400: 
> I have the very same issue on the very same hardware
> 
> Abit KV8-Pro motherboard
> VIA Velocity Gigabit NIC (built in)
> 
> FreeBSD 5.4/i386 = everything's great
> FreeBSD 5.4/amd64 = "MII read timed out", "failed to start MII
> autopoll", "MII without any phy!" - and finally a trapped kernel!
> FreeBSD 6.0-BETA2/amd64 = "MII read timed out", "failed to start MII
> autopoll", "MII without any phy!" - and we go on without a NIC
> 
> I tried to set relevant (IMHO) BIOS options to various alternatives -
> without any success

BTW, with the Marvell something on the Asus K8V-X it is the other way
round, it only works when compiled in.

Martin
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