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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 17:42:45 +0100
- Mail-followup-to: tech_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
* L. V. Lammert <lvl_(_at_)_omnitec_(_dot_)_net> [2005-03-16 17:33]:
> At 05:14 PM 3/16/2005 +0100, you wrote:
> >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.
> The Linux Knoppix 3.4 seemed to set the chip for an 'autoselect' mode, but
> when the sk0 driver booted it couldn't find any media. After forcing the
> Linux driver to a specific media (10/100), everything worked fine until the
> port started locking up.
> Apparently there is an issue with the sk driver and ASUS MBs, but since
> adding a NIC is actually a decent solution (less than $10), it didn't seem
> worth spending the time to investigate.
I have plenty of asus mainboards with onboard sks and none has this
issue (again, never tortured them with linux either).
it is worth investigating.
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