RealTek 8169S/8110S support.
sepherosa at gmail.com
Fri Dec 23 21:21:07 PST 2005
On 12/24/05, Gary Allan <dragonfly at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Matthew Dillon wrote:
> > Do a boot -v and report which MII driver is currently attaching
> > to the RE ethernet. It's probably the generic driver (ukphy), in
> > which case we will need to port rgephy.c from FreeBSD to DragonFly.
> > FreeBSD: sys/dev/mii/rge*
> > DragonFly: sys/dev/netif/mii_layer/rge*
> > There is some fairly minor porting work that needs to be done,
> > which you can look at by looking at the cvs log history for some
> > of the other MII source modules in DragonFly.
> > -Matt
> Please find attached my attempt to import support for the RealTek
> 8169S/8110S from FreeBSD. This supports my DLink 528(T) Card. Could
> someone please review/test? The patch is against HEAD. I ran into two
I have merged the missing inclusion of if_rereg.h in into following
If you have time, please test it
> main issues.
> DragonFly is missing a mii_phy_update() function so I wrote an
> rge_phy_update() replacement. I'm not sure this is 100% correct.
> The card would not auto-negotiate a 1Gbit connection. I increased the
> auto-negotiation interval to 17 seconds from five which solved the
I still use 5 sec as interval value in the updated patch. It works
fine with my TP-Link 1000M switch. Pleae let me know if it does not
work for your re(4)
> problem. There was PR report with this problem and solution for re(4)
> and a Cisco switch but I can no longer find the link.
> I can see why the cards are $12. I'm slightly disappointed that two of
> these cards back to back only manage ~150Mbit/s but it's an improvement
> over my built-in vr0.
I have those pooool vr(4)s too -_-
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