On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 07:12:28PM -0600, Jason Ormes wrote:
> Its an ip27 origin 200 with what hinv -v reports as a
> adapter IOC3 Rev 1, (pci id 2)
> controller multi function SuperIO
> controller Ethernet Rev 1
> I did a little searching online
> anhttp://www.scd.ucar.edu/nets/docs/procs/SGI-100mbps/SGI-auto.htmld found a
> lot of references to origins having problems with the autonegotiation timing
> out to fast, but the only fix that I've found has to do with editing part of
> the kernel. here's a link to one that I found.
> could this be part of the problem?
I doubt it. This problem is a PCI bus issue. I'm still
investigating... but it could be a multitude of things.
Have a look in mips/sgi-ip27/ip27-pci.c at all the functions
with "fixup" in their name. Things like byte-swapping, configuring
IO addresses, etc. I suspect we need something like this for