bge auto-negotiation fails with recent current

Kevin Oberman oberman at
Sat Jun 9 04:00:38 UTC 2007

> FWIW- I've now given  up on using BGE for my older AMD box:
> found-> vendor=0x14e4, dev=0x1648, revid=0x01
> bge0: <Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Controller, ASIC rev.
> 0x2002> mem 0xfe450000-0xfe45ffff,0xfe440000-0xfe44ffff irq 31 at
> device 3.0 on pci14
> bge0: Reserved 0x10000 bytes for rid 0x10 type 3 at 0xfe450000
> miibus0: <MII bus> on bge0
> brgphy0: <BCM5704 10/100/1000baseTX PHY> PHY 1 on miibus0
> brgphy0: OUI 0x000818, model 0x0019, rev. 0
> brgphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, 1000baseTX-FDX, auto
> bge0: bpf attached
> bge0: Ethernet address: 00:00:1a:18:ab:9e
> It last worked on May 22. Now, with the gcc 4.2 compiler even on this
> working code set, I get read/write timeouts on the PHY :-(.

A fix was made to the PHY this morning and it is now working again for me.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman at			Phone: +1 510 486-8634
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