[lfs-support] Still fighting with Network Madness...

Firerat firer4t at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 12 12:10:58 PST 2012


On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 7:47 PM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> jasonpsage at jegas.com wrote:
>
>>  Here is the dmesg > kernel.log made in Slackware, the Host for my LFS7
>>
>>     http://pastebin.com/Z2ni67qp
>>
>> Thank you again. Note I searched for tg3 in there, and it appears
>> multiple times.
>
> It appears that your LFS kernel build has not included the tg3 driver.
> I never use modules unless I have to.  This is definitely a kernel build
> issue.  You won't be successful until dmesg shows that the appropriate
> driver found the interface.

It looks like the tg3 driver *is* present, however the PHY is missing

here is the LFS dmesg http://pastebin.com/DQ1bP0JD

[    1.071333] tg3.c:v3.119 (May 18, 2011)
[    1.071428] tg3 0000:03:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 19 (level, low) -> IRQ 19
[    1.071510] tg3 0000:03:00.0: setting latency timer to 64
[    1.087962] tg3 mdio bus: probed
[    1.088037] tg3 0000:03:00.0: No PHY devices
[    1.088159] tg3 0000:03:00.0: Problem fetching invariants of chip, aborting
[    1.098358] tg3 0000:03:00.0: PCI INT A disabled

and the hosts http://pastebin.com/Z2ni67qp
[    6.765619] tg3.c:v3.115 (October 14, 2010)
[    6.765711] tg3 0000:03:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 19 (level, low) -> IRQ 19
[    6.765795] tg3 0000:03:00.0: setting latency timer to 64
[    6.959253] tg3 mdio bus: probed
[    6.964481] tg3 0000:03:00.0: eth0: Tigon3 [partno(BCM57788) rev
57780001] (PCI Express) MAC address 78:2b:cb:90:df:3d
[    6.964590] tg3 0000:03:00.0: eth0: attached PHY driver [Broadcom
BCM57780] (mii_bus:phy_addr=300:01)
[    6.964698] tg3 0000:03:00.0: eth0: RXcsums[1] LinkChgREG[0]
MIirq[0] ASF[0] TSOcap[1]
[    6.964804] tg3 0000:03:00.0: eth0: dma_rwctrl[76180000] dma_mask[64-bit]


    --- Device Drivers
       --- Network device support
         <M> PHY Device support and infrastructure
            <M>   Drivers for Broadcom PHYs

Note, * or M, whichever you prefer

for reference see
Documentation/networking/phy.txt



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