Kernel error

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Thu Mar 22 15:30:26 UTC 2007

"abhishek singh" <abhishek.slideshare at> writes:

> I am getting  this " kernel: sis0: Applying short cable fix (reg=e8)" kernel
> error  in /var/log/messages what it does mean .I am using FreeBSD 5.4.

It's a recommended workaround from National Semiconductor for
behaviour that I would assume deals with signal propagation on short
ethernet cables.  I haven't read the 83815 spec; if you want more
details, you will need to do so.

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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