[OpenIndiana-discuss] iprb and ncrs on 151a?
james.c.mcpherson at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 20:06:31 UTC 2011
On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 5:29 AM, Richard Lowe <richlowe at richlowe.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 10:36, Peter Tribble <peter.tribble at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So I thought I would try 151a on a test system I've had sitting around
>> (it's a white-box pentium4 machine).
>> Two issues I would like to sanity check before I submit bugs:
>> 1. The network appears to be driven by iprb, and doesn't work. It plumbs, but
>> I can't get any traffic, and DHCP can't get an address. (It works up to a point,
>> in that if I run a snoop I can see *some* packets, just not very many.)
> That sounds like an iprb bug.
/me blames Garrett :-p
>> 2. I've got a symbios 53c875 card (actually, several) in the box, and
>> these don't
>> get picked up at all. That was ncrs, right? Has that gone?
> ncrs is gone, yes, (prior to the split, even). Isn't that the driver
> that lived on somewhat as glm? or am I confused?
Yes, ncrs was the poor, mostly-unmaintained and 32bit ONLY
cousin of glm. The removal of ncrs should have happened years
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