ifconfig on re0 panics Toshiba Satellite M115-S3094 with RealTek 8101E chipset

Joe Talbott josepht at cstone.net
Sun Dec 10 19:38:02 PST 2006

On Mon, Dec 11, 2006 at 09:46:53AM +0800, Sepherosa Ziehau wrote:
> On 12/11/06, Joe Talbott <josepht at cstone.net> wrote:
> >On Sun, Dec 10, 2006 at 03:23:12PM +0800, Sepherosa Ziehau wrote:
> >> On 12/10/06, Joe Talbott <josepht at cstone.net> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >There are other issues as well that may or may not be related.  I have
> >> >a USB ethernet adaptor (aue) that auto negotiates to 10baseT/UTP on
> >> >FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE to negotiates to 100baseTX.  The laptop has
> >>
> >> mmm, I didn't quite understand here, do you mean that aue(4) will
> >> operate at 10UTP on dfly?
> >
> >Yes, on dfly aue(4) operates at 10UTP on freebsd it operates at 100TX.
> >I can force the interface to 100baseTX full-duplex and it works but
> >slightly slower than 10UTP.
> >
> mmm, can you show me the dmesg of FreeBSD6, especially the aue related
> line to aue(4)?  Thanks.  It is probably because FreeBSD6 still uses
> ukphy for your aue(4).

That is correct.  Dmesg is here:


> >>
> >> >hung several times.  Once with an out of memory error from aue0 while
> >> >cvs up'ing the pkgsrc tree.  I have not been able to get it to dump
> >> >core.  Also the aue adaptor is only recognized if it plugged in while
> >> >booting.  Plugging it in once the laptop is booted yields nothing.
> >>
> >> Please sync with today's HEAD
> >
> >After syncing with HEAD the problem remains.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Joe
> >
> >[1] http://www.xenno.com/dfbsd/
> It looks like alignment problem here, the whole arp packet is shifted
> by 2bytes (should be ETHER_ALIGN):
> http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/~sephe/re.diff

I can use the interface now.  

If I can provide support by testing patches for the aue(4) interface I
would be happy to help.

Thank you for your help,

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