Attansic L2 driver test request

Stanislav Sedov stas at FreeBSD.org
Wed Sep 17 14:00:27 UTC 2008


On Wed, 17 Sep 2008 12:00:47 +0200
"Henri-Pierre Charles" <hpcharles at gmail.com> mentioned:

> Hello, I just discover your messages, I tried to use FreeBSD on my eeepc.
> 
> 7.0-release has to be patched for ath0
> 8.0-CURRENT-200809 work out of the box
> 
> On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 2:31 PM, Stanislav Sedov <stas at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > For last weeks I was working on implementing an Attansic L2
> > driver for FreeBSD that can be found on some of Asus motherboards
> > and Asus EeePC. I'm not sure if discrete adapters are available.
> > For the moment, I've implemented all the basic stuff, and the
> > drivers seems to perform stable enough.
> > http://www.SpringDaemons.com/stas/if_ae-1214569185.tar.bz2
> 
> I've tried your driver, but I'm not a specialist of device debug.
> So far I've tried :
> --
> wget http://www.springdaemons.com/stas/if_ae-1214569185.tar.bz2
> tar xvfz if_ae-1214569185.tar.bz2
> cd if_ae
> make
> sudo kldload `pwd`/if_ae.ko
> ifconfig ae0
> 
> --
> Just after the last command the ae0 interface show up and give
> ae0: flags=8802<BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
> 	options=8<VLAN_MTU>
> 	ether 00:1e:8c:bc:9f:7a
> 	media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex>)
> 	status: active
> 
> /var/log/message contain :
> Sep 17 09:55:55 eeebsd kernel: ae0: <Attansic Technology Corp, L2
> FastEthernet> mem 0xfbfc0000-0xfbffffff irq 17 at device 0.0 on pci3
> Sep 17 09:55:55 eeebsd kernel: ae0: pci device revision: 0xa0
> Sep 17 09:55:55 eeebsd kernel: ae0: chip id: 0x3
> Sep 17 09:55:55 eeebsd kernel: miibus0: <MII bus> on ae0
> Sep 17 09:55:55 eeebsd kernel: ukphy0: <Generic IEEE 802.3u media
> interface> PHY 0 on miibus0
> Sep 17 09:55:55 eeebsd kernel: ukphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX,
> 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
> Sep 17 09:55:55 eeebsd kernel: ae0: Ethernet address: 00:1e:8c:bc:9f:7a
> Sep 17 09:55:55 eeebsd kernel: ae0: [FILTER]
> Sep 17 09:55:56 eeebsd kernel: ae0: link state changed to DOWN
> Sep 17 09:56:37 eeebsd kernel: ae0: link state changed to UP
> 
> But all test to use it freeze the system :
> ifconfig ae0 up of dhclient ae0.
> 
> Tested on 8.0-CURRENT-200809
> 
> Can I test anythink else  ?
> 
> Thanks for your work !
> 

Try the latest version from
http://wiki.freebsd.org/AsusEee

This problem was solved a bit ago.

-- 
Stanislav Sedov
ST4096-RIPE
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