Marius Strobl marius at
Wed Aug 1 11:48:49 PDT 2007

On Tue, Jul 31, 2007 at 09:23:02PM +0100, Tim McCormick wrote:
> Hey guys,
> Having a problem on a laptop I've recently migrated from 6.1-RELEASE to 
> 6.2-STABLE.
> My PCMCIA NIC (Netgear GA511) no longer works, and after looking around a bit, 
> I'm afraid its got me stumped.
> Getting the following from dmesg upon insertion:
> ----
> re0: <RealTek 8169SB/8110SB Single-chip Gigabit Ethernet> port 0x1100-0x11ff 
> mem 0x88000000-0x880001ff irq 9 at device 0.0 on cardbus0
> miibus0: <MII bus> on re0
> rgephy0: <RTL8169S/8110S media interface> on miibus0
> rgephy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, 1000baseT, 
> 1000baseT-FDX, auto
> re0: Ethernet address: 00:18:4d:6e:be:23
> re0: couldn't set up irq
> rgephy0: detached
> miibus0: detached
> device_attach: re0 attach returned 22
> ----
> Anyone able to clue me in?

The current re(4) uses an INTR_FAST type interrupt handler, which
pccbb(4) doesn't allow to be set up for more or less historical
reasons. Use the patch in (IMO an adequate fix):


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