[ipxe-devel] [PATCH] Increase link wait timeout

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Mon Jun 13 08:55:12 UTC 2016

On 13/06/16 09:36, Leendert van Doorn wrote:
> On my system the time for the broadcom NIC (TG3) to establish a link is
> in 80% of the cases > 15secs which causes the link setup to fail. In fact,
> the TG3 driver starts receiving packets well before the PHY signals its up
> and running. Increasing the timeout to 60 secs resolves this failure.

This delay is unacceptable for timing out links that simply have no 
cable connected.  Could you try fixing the tg3 link-detection code instead?



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