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Date:      Thu, 15 Feb 2007 10:54:39 +0100
From:      Palle Girgensohn <girgen@pingpong.net>
To:        Shigeaki Tagashira <shigeaki@se.hiroshima-u.ac.jp>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, Brian Smith <brian@dbsoft.org>
Subject:   Re: if_nfe on nVidia chipset
Message-ID:  <0DE3471FD22AB5D08E64ACD1@rambutan.pingpong.net>
In-Reply-To: <45D256F2.4040702@se.hiroshima-u.ac.jp>
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Hi,

Great news: I can confirm that it works fine when the e1000phy patch was 
removed on this system. I have not tried this on the system that *did* work 
fine with the patch, though.

Thanks!

Regards,
Palle



--On onsdag, februari 14, 2007 09.25.22 +0900 Shigeaki Tagashira 
<shigeaki@se.hiroshima-u.ac.jp> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Please try to use generic PHY driver (ukphy) instead of e1000phy; i.e.,
> use nfe without the patch for e1000phy.
>
> Regards,
> ---
> Shigeaki Tagashira
>
> Palle Girgensohn wrote:
>> Here's a problematic machine:
>>
>> nfe0@pci0:8:0:  class=0x068000 card=0xcb8410de chip=0x037310de rev=0xa2
>> hdr=0x00
>>     vendor   = 'NVIDIA Corporation'
>>     class    = bridge
>> nfe1@pci0:9:0:  class=0x068000 card=0xcb8410de chip=0x037310de rev=0xa2
>> hdr=0x00
>>     vendor   = 'NVIDIA Corporation'
>>     class    = bridge
>>
>>
>>
>> Just the other day, on a machine running amd64, I got it working  with
>> no problems:
>>
>> nfe0@pci0:8:0:  class=0x068000 card=0x82391043 chip=0x037310de rev=0xa2
>> hdr=0x00
>>     vendor   = 'NVIDIA Corporation'
>>     class    = bridge
>> nfe1@pci0:9:0:  class=0x068000 card=0x82391043 chip=0x037310de rev=0xa2
>> hdr=0x00
>>     vendor   = 'NVIDIA Corporation'
>>     class    = bridge
>>
>> Both run FreeBSD-6.2 release with the patches added. Same motherboards,
>> m2n sli-deluxe. So, might it have something to do with i386 vs. amd64?
>> For me, it works with amd64, and not with i386 (on at least two
>> machines). It is detected properly on  all machines, but the network
>> does not work.
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>> Palle
>>
>>
>> 9 feb 2007 kl. 02.17 skrev Brian Smith:
>>
>>> Hi Palle,
>>>
>>>    I am having the same issue.  I just installed FreeBSD 7.0 snapshot
>>> from January to see if that helps because the latest patch requires
>>> FreeBSD 6.2 and I had been running 6.1.  But still getting (none) for
>>> the media type, but everything else *looks* like it is working.
>>> However nothing responds.  Can you run pciconf -l -v and compare it to
>>> my IDs?
>>>
>>> nfe0@pci0:16:0: class=0x068000 card=0xcb8410de chip=0x037310de
>>> rev=0xa2 hdr=0x00
>>>    vendor   = 'Nvidia Corp'
>>>    device   = 'MCP55 Ethernet'
>>>    class   = bridge
>>> nfe1@pci0:17:0: class=0x068000 card=0xcb8410de chip=0x037310de
>>> rev=0xa2 hdr=0x00
>>>    vendor   = 'Nvidia Corp'
>>>    device   = 'MCP55 Ethernet'
>>>    class   = bridge
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>    Brian Smith
>>>
>>>> Hello,
>>>>
>>>> Sorry, there's no change, it still acts the same way.
>>>>
>>>> media: Ethernet autoselect (none)
>>>> status: active
>>>>
>>>> and the network does not work. No mediaopts work.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Palle
>>>>
>







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