[issue878] Support for Broadcom 5906M fast ethernet chip

Petr Janda elekktretterr at exemail.com.au
Sun Apr 6 01:25:29 PDT 2008

On Sun, 6 Apr 2008 01:27:25 pm you wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 6, 2008 at 6:22 AM, Sascha Wildner
> <bugs at lists.dragonflybsd.org> wrote:
> >  Sascha Wildner <saw at online.de> added the comment:
> >
> >  Petr, does sephe's patch
> > (http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/~sephe/bcm5906.diff) work for you?
> I don't think Petr could test the patch (and the patch itself is not
> complete), since the PCI bridge before the PCI bus on which the bge
> resides, closes the IO memory window.  We tried several way to open
> it, but all failed.
I am still wondering, are there ways around it? What could other operating 
systems do to fix this? (ie WIndows) Perhaps i should try booting Linux and 
see if it gets detected.

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