Re: forcedeth as a module only?

From: Christian Kujau
Date: Fri Jun 17 2005 - 17:39:20 EST

Christian Kujau schrieb:
> Manfred Spraul schrieb:
>>Could you try the attached patch? It polls for link changes instead of
>>relying on the irq. Additionally, I have enabled some debug output.

oh jolly, i think it worked!

eth0: forcedeth.c: subsystem: 01462:0250 bound to 0000:00:05.0
netconsole: device eth0 not up yet, forcing it
eth0: no link detected by phy - falling back to 10HD.
eth0: no link during initialization.
eth0: nv_update_linkspeed: PHY advertises 0x0de1, lpa 0x41e1.
eth0: changing link setting from 66536/0 to 65636/1.
eth0: link up.
netconsole: network logging started
eth0: nv_update_linkspeed: PHY advertises 0x0de1, lpa 0x41e1.

the last line gets repeated a couple of times, that must be the printk you

thank you!

(it's always stunning how a bugreport with that sparse details can lead to
a working kernel patch. cool.)
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