msk(4) cannot receive packets on Marvell Yukon 88E8057

Warren Block wblock at
Sat Jul 10 16:58:58 UTC 2010

On Sat, 10 Jul 2010, Ryan Stone wrote:

> I just got a new laptop that has a Marvell Yukon 88E8057 ethernet
> adapter.  The msk driver attaches to the hardware on the 8.1 release
> candidate, and I seem to be able to transmit packets just fine, but I
> can't receive packets reliably.  The first time I tried the driver a
> couple of pings succeeded, but dhcp didn't and now that I've tested
> for a while longer, it seems that the first ping succeeding was pure
> luck.

My Marvell 88E8071 used to only work after a warm reboot from Windows.

Testing it last night couldn't do that any more, it worked every time, 
but it's something worth testing on your system.

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