Bad VPD checksum
jkim at FreeBSD.org
Fri Nov 16 13:20:28 PST 2007
On Monday 12 November 2007 04:38 am, Doug Barton wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Nov 2007, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> > On Mon, 12 Nov 2007, Doug Barton wrote:
> >> I've been getting these in HEAD for a long time now, never found
> >> the time to follow up though:
> >> pci0:9:0:0: bad VPD cksum, remain 14
> >> Happy to help with debugging efforts.
> > I think this is a non-issue.
> > PCI Vital Product Data is stored on an EEPROM and if the card
> > creator is too lazy/cheap to either install one, or program it
> > you get VPD checksum errors.
> > I don't think it is bge specific because you're supposed to be
> > able to read VPD in a generic fashion.
> > (I am no PCI expert so please correct me if wrong)
> Ok, if you're right and this is essentially harmless, it should be
> hidden behind bootverbose for the release.
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