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SubjectRe: 2.6.17-rc1: bcm43xx problems with BCM4306 on x86_64
On Friday 07 April 2006 21:05, Michael Buesch wrote:
> On Friday 07 April 2006 18:59, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > I've just tried the version of the driver included in 2.6.17-rc1 on an
> > x86_64 box (Asus L5D) with a built-in PCI BCM4306 adapter (Broadcom
> > Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 03)), and
> > unfortunately it doesn't seem to work.
> >
> > The driver loads and seems to initialize the adapter, but that's all,
> > apparently.
> >
> > First, I compiled the driver with DMA and PIO support, but it hanged my box
> > solid when I tried "iwconfig eth1 essid on" on it. On the next boot I
> > noticed it caused the following messages to appear in dmesg:
> >
> > nommu_map_single: overflow 58ee7010+2404 of device mask 3fffffff
> > nommu_map_single: overflow 53669010+2404 of device mask 3fffffff
> > nommu_map_single: overflow 50180010+2404 of device mask 3fffffff
> You should probably report that to the x86_64 people.

I'll try -mm first and report if this still happens there.

> > and so on, down to 455aa010. Then I thought the adapter might be unable
> > to DMA for some reason and compiled it with PIO support only. It did not
> > hang the box any more, but I couldn't make it work.
> PIO does not work, yet. Give me some other few weeks, please.

Oops. Sorry for the noice then. ;-)

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