Late Broadcom link detection makes IP config (bootp) fail

Tom Rini trini at
Mon Oct 22 12:57:58 EST 2001

On Mon, Oct 22, 2001 at 10:31:49AM +0800, Michael Clark wrote:

> I just compiled up 2.4.13-pres-benh0 and am trying to netboot my iMac.
> I am using the following commandline:
> The boot messages show that the broadcom is found:
> Why does the eth0 link come up so late? Is it possible to make the
> broadcom driver wait for link before returning from the initialisation
> function?

What driver did you use?

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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