nve(4) patch - please test!
davidxu at freebsd.org
Sat Dec 10 17:55:01 PST 2005
Pascal Hofstee wrote:
>On Fri, 2005-12-09 at 20:28 +0000, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
>>everyone out there who had only seen timeouts like
>> nve0: device timeout (4)
>>on nve and __never got it working at all__ please try this patch
>>which made my nve working from 0 to 99.
>>I still can get timeouts by for example flood pinging another machine
>>on the local LAN but it all recovers on it's own and I can work on
>>that machine and do things like find / over ssh without losing
>>connectivity. Fixing the timeouts will be another problem that needs
>>to be addressed later.
>Just thought i'd say that this patch also makes the onboard nve chip on
>my EPOX 9NDA3+ (likely the same chip as David Xu's 9NDA3J board).
>I still get the occasional sputter of an nve0 device timeout(x) though x
>seems to be a constant "1" .. instead of the typical climbing towards 64
>i have seen happening on other nve-boards.
Yes, I occasionally got timeout(x) too, annoyance is machine is stalled
when the driver is resetting the device, I can not move mouse and type in
key, can this be avoided ?
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