FreeBSD 6.5-prerelease and if_re - patches needed?
pyunyh at gmail.com
Mon Sep 22 02:12:27 UTC 2008
On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 09:57:04PM +0200, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> The last part of last year and earlier this year a patch for if_re was
> needed to get it working reliably on my machine (and some others).
> Now I have upgraded this machine to FreeBSD 6.4-prerelease, more info
> here .
> Are the if_re patches included in FreeBSD 6.4-prerelease now, or are
> they still needed?
Due to lack of time and energy the change made in HEAD wasn't MFCed
to RELENG_6 so you may still need some patch. stable/7 should have
no such problems though.
> I ask because while if_re works most of the time in 6.4-prerelease, I
> still have symptoms like last time (ssh often disconnects with "Bad
> packet length" and so on).
Maybe the issue you're seeing comes from misuse of bus_dma(9) which
was corrected in stable/7.
> 1) http://tingox.googlepages.com/asus_m2a-vm_hdmi
> 2) http://tingox.googlepages.com/asus_m2a-vm_hdmi_freebsd
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