CFT: nfe(4) MSI/MSIX support

Gelsema, P (Patrick) gelsemap at superhero.nl
Sun May 20 12:42:46 UTC 2007


Hi,

Finally had time to test.
Everything works for me.

When will this be committed to -current?

Rgds,

Patrick

kernel: nfe0: <NVIDIA nForce MCP61 Networking Adapter> port 0xc480-0xc487
mem 0xdd3fd000-0xdd3fdfff irq 23 at device 7.0 on pci0
kernel: miibus1: <MII bus> on nfe0
kernel: ukphy0: <Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface> PHY 1 on miibus1
kernel: ukphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX,
1000baseT-FDX, auto
kernel: nfe0: Ethernet address: 00:18:f3:9f:f1:b4
kernel: nfe0: [FILTER]
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On Wed, May 9, 2007 05:40, Pyun YongHyeon wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I've received a patch from Shigeaki Tagashira. The patch enables
MSI/MSIX capability on nVidia network adapters. I've slightly modified
the patch and merged it into existing overhauled nfe(4).
> I guess the nfe(4) now supports almost all hardware capabilities
including MSI/MSIX, IP/TCP/UDP checksum offload, TCP segmentation
offload and hardware assisted VLAN processing.
>
> Shigeaki Tagashira tested only MSI due to lack of hardwares so there
might be bugs in MSIX support code. I don't have nVidia hardwares that
supports MSI/MSIX so I need user's feedback to improve it. If you have
one of nVidia network adapters that have MSI/MSIX capability please give
it spin and let me know how it goes on your system.
>
> Overhauled nfe(4) can be found at the following URL.
> http://people.freebsd.org/~yongari/nfe/WIP/if_nfe.c
> http://people.freebsd.org/~yongari/nfe/WIP/if_nfereg.h
> http://people.freebsd.org/~yongari/nfe/WIP/if_nfevar.h
>
> Thanks.
> --
> Regards,
> Pyun YongHyeon
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