nve(4) patch - please test!

David Xu davidxu at freebsd.org
Tue Dec 13 05:58:41 PST 2005

Matthew Dillon wrote:

>    This is very odd.  I don't understand how making ABI calls prior
>    to calling pfnInit() would help matters.  Perhaps the actual 
>    problem was that the ABI calls were previously being made after
>    interrupts were enabled and after the device was started.
>    What happens if you move the setmulti and ifmedia calls to after
>    the pfnInit() call but before the pfnEnableInterrupts() and Start calls?
>						-Matt
I still get timeouts with your suggestion, but it is fewer, and the 
machine is
no longer stalled when  the device is being reset.

David Xu

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