Re: Pegasos II and its gigabit port
Frank Wille <frank <at> phoenix.owl.de>
2012-02-01 09:34:20 GMT
On Tue, 31 Jan 2012 21:15:25 -0800
Matt Thomas <matt <at> 3am-software.com> wrote:
> It would be nice if it work instead of relying on the vr0.
Kiyohara implemented mvgbe(4) support together with gt_mainbus.c in
June 2010. The driver is enabled in the GENERIC config file.
> The openfirmare doesn't even have nodes for them and thus no
> properties in which a mac addr could be stored.
This is not needed as mvgbe(4) reads the MAC address from the chip's
> Has anyone gotten to work?
It works for me, although I have to admit that the performance is very
bad. It is even much slower than the vr(4) port, so I never use it.
> So should I just put in a wm?
If you need a really fast NIC, yes. ;)