[ipxe-devel] [Etherboot-developers] [PATCH] forcedeth driver - very bad transfer rate / missing register update

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Sun Mar 20 12:41:52 UTC 2011

On Sunday 20 Mar 2011 12:06:18 Yann Cézard wrote:
> After having a look at the linux forcedeth driver, I found that the
> (g/i)pxe forcedeth driver code was missing a NVREG_MIISTAT_LINKCHANGE
> register update, which made the poll method thinking that a link change
> as occured every time it was called.
> Updating this register and testing it in forcedeth_link_status just did
> the trick !

Thanks for that!  Could you try the attached patch and see if it also fixes 
your problem?


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