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Re: sk0: no PHY found!
- To: tech_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: sk0: no PHY found!
- From: Henning Brauer <lists-openbsdtech_(_at_)_bsws_(_dot_)_de>
- Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 17:14:27 +0100
- Mail-followup-to: tech_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
* L. V. Lammert <lvl_(_at_)_omnitec_(_dot_)_net> [2005-03-16 16:40]:
> At 10:19 AM 3/16/2005 -0500, you wrote:
> >hi all - so i'm having a small issue with sk(4) on an asus a8v amd64
> >motherboard. the device works with pxeboot(8), so i've ruled out a
> >physical problem. i've played with many options in the bios, from
> >disabling acpi/apm and other various settings without success. one
> >bug report (kernel/4041) was submitted then closed awhile ago, but
> >-current doesn't work for me (not sure about OP).
> >anyone else with a similar issue?
> Had that exact problem on an ASUS A7V880 a while back, it occurrend when we
> booted the MB with a Linux CD.
> Even after fixing it (rebooting with the Linux CD and setting the media
> manually), the port would die (stop passing traffic) every few days, even
> with a cron job pinging every second. Best solution is to install a PCI
> NIC; if you truly want to use sk0, write a cron job that will ping an
> outside IP and if that fails restart the interface.
well, the really interesting question is what linux does to the chip
that it behaves like that. I have plenty of marvell-sks and none has
issues like that, but none has ever booted linux of course either.
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