Marvel Yukon using the sk driver
pyunyh at gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 18:46:26 PDT 2007
On Mon, Aug 20, 2007 at 10:13:42AM -0500, Robert Slawson wrote:
> I have a marvel yukon pci gigabit ethernet card. For some reason,
> after a period of time it will not transmit unless I make it transmit
> by pinging via the console. It is very annoying as I cannot ssh into
> the machine until I "wake up" the card by telling it to ping something.
Did sk(4) spew some messages such as "watchdog timeout"?
After the "wake up" sk(4) works without further intervention?
> I am using 6.2 stable and just yesterday rebuilt the kernel and world
> hoping this would fix the problem. But nothing seems to help.
> I think the card needs to use the msk driver , which is installed,
> but the card keeps using the sk driver. Is there a way to have
> freebsd re identify the card correctly and use the proper driver?
sk(4) is for SysKonnect SK-984X/SK-982X and Marvell Yukon controllers.
msk(4) just supports newer Marvell Yukon II based controllers so your
NIC would be old Yukon based one. Would you show me the output of
> Thanks in advance,
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