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SubjectRe: 2.6.20-rc4-mm1 USB (asix) problem
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
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