bge on the new Mac Mini
gpalmer at freebsd.org
Fri Nov 16 17:09:38 UTC 2012
On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 11:27:17AM -0500, Richard Kuhns wrote:
> On 11/16/12 11:20, Gary Palmer wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 10:54:00AM -0500, Richard Kuhns wrote:
> >> On 11/16/12 10:41, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> >>> Often that is all that is needed. It's worth a shot and reporting back.
> >>> Do you know how to update the table in the driver, rebuild/install
> >>> kernel and check?
> >>> -Alfred
> >> I'm afraid not. I grepped for the hex value reported on the one that works
> >> (chip=0x16b414e4), but I couldn't find it in its entirety, 16b4, or 14e4. So I
> >> don't know what to add :-(
> >> I don't have any problem with rebuilding and installing a new kernel, though.
> > 14e4 is the ID for Broadcom
> > 16b4 is the ID for BCM57765, a NetXtreme Desktop/Mobile chip
> > http://www.broadcom.com/support/ethernet_nic/determine_driver.php has a list
> > of the BCM PCI ID values
> > There is a (frequently incomplete) database of user reported PCI values at
> > http://www.pcidatabase.com. It has the BCM ID (14e4), but not your chip
> > Linux uses the tg3 driver for that chipset apparently, but I think thats
> > a general dumping ground for a lot of Broadcom products. Not sure what the
> > appropriate FreeBSD driver to add the ID code to would be.
> > Regards,
> > Gary
> Sorry, I should have been more clear. I grepped for those values in
> /usr/src/sys/dev/bge/*, since that's the driver that's used on the older minis.
> I assume that's where the table is that Alfred mentioned; I just don't know what
> to add to it.
The probe table appears to be bge_devs in if_bge.c. The values there are
#define'd in if_bgereg.h, but for a quick hack you just need to add the value
to the table
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