Late Broadcom link detection makes IP config (bootp) fail

Michael Clark michael at
Mon Oct 22 13:17:23 EST 2001

Tom Rini wrote:

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


>>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
> What driver did you use?

Not exactly sure: I have MACE, BMAC and GMAC compiled in. After matching
the log messages to the dirver source, it looks like GMAC.


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