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From: Eric Buddington <ebuddington@verizon.net>
To: David Hollis <dhollis@davehollis.com>
Cc: ebuddington@wesleyan.edu, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: 2.6.20-rc4-mm1 USB (asix) problem
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 14:50:29 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070115195024.GA8135@pool-71-123-103-45.spfdma.east.verizon.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1168889276.19899.105.camel@dhollis-lnx.sunera.com>

On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 07:27:56PM +0000, David Hollis wrote:
> Do you happen to have a Rev. B1 DLink adapter?  If so, the only change
> that was put in (PHY Select fix) should actually make these devices
> work.  Can you check the top of the ax88772_bind() call in your file and
> see if it has this bit:
> 
>         if ((ret = asix_write_cmd(dev, AX_CMD_SW_PHY_SELECT,
>                                 1, 0, 0, buf)) < 0) {
>                 dbg("Select PHY #1 failed: %d", ret);
>                 goto out2;
>         }
> 
> 
> That '1' after the AX_CMD_SW_PHY_SELECT was the key to that patch.  If
> yours is 1, you could try setting it to 0, though that should make
> things not work.  I'd very interested if it made things work for you.
> BTW, the ramifications of this bug were similar to what you describe:
> the interface would come up, look fine but just wouldn't send or receive
> any packets. The hard lock-ups and such are likely from something else.

I don't know the Rev number of the adapter; I can't get to it physically
today, and I don't see it in dmesg.

The asix_write_cmd argument in question did indeed change from 0 to 1
between 2.6.20-rc3-mm1 and -rc4-mm1. I'll change it back, rebuild,
and test. Probably tomorrow.

Thanks.

-Eric

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-15 19:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-13 20:31 Eric Buddington
2007-01-15 19:27 ` David Hollis
2007-01-15 19:50   ` Eric Buddington [this message]
2007-01-15 20:32     ` David Hollis
2007-01-16 22:59       ` Eric Buddington
2007-01-17 12:00         ` David Hollis
2007-01-17 13:54           ` Eric Buddington

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