[OpenIndiana-discuss] Quadro 600 No Joy - Solved
meths at btinternet.com
Tue Mar 1 01:27:45 UTC 2011
On 01/03/11 00:54, Lou Picciano wrote:
> Now this is quite interesting, though (in my case) it has nothing to do with the bge driver.
> Several of us have had problems with the RealTek interfaces - or is it something to do with the rge driver?
> What's interesting is that, in all cases, the problems seemed to appear after 134a. I have posted something of a bug report at Illumos, but I don't really have enough concrete diagnostic data of much use, I'm afraid.
> Yes, I know, the obvious answer is 'buy an Intel interface', but now I'm curious... !
> Lou Picciano
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ken Gunderson"<kgunders at teamcool.net>
> To: "Discussion list for OpenIndiana"<openindiana-discuss at openindiana.org>
> Sent: Monday, February 28, 2011 7:36:50 PM
> Subject: Re: [OpenIndiana-discuss] Quadro 600 No Joy - Solved
> On Mon, 2011-02-28 at 10:59 -0500, Gary Gendel wrote:
>> This particular v20z refuses to update to the latest firmware, but bge
>> works properly for OpenSolaris up to and including 134b so it looks to
>> be a change to the bge driver found in Oi 147 or 148. There is another
>> issue where apcupsd wouldn't run because of some change in libusb as
>> well. Recompling from source wouldn't fix that problem either.
>> Unfortunately, this is my home router, file, web, mail, et. al. server
>> so I can't do extended experimentation and debugging.
>> That a second person saw a CPU issue with the bge driver makes me (want)
>> to believe something changed in the driver source to cause this.
> Just to add to the data point, this exact same system (sans the Qudaro)
> worked for many months with bge as primary NIC under various iterations
> of Nevada and OpenSolaris. So I would concur with Gary that the fault
> is something introduced post 134b, but remedied in Illumos based 148a.
> The 2865 also has onboard nge, and that works fine, wh/I makes ruling
> out something else in the stack a pretty safe bet.
> I've been up to my ears with other things, but am curious if anyone has
> checked Illumos bug tracker?
> Best regards-- Ken
It is known that the bge driver in 148 is broken, please see this bug
for more information including how to install a working driver.
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