Late Broadcom link detection makes IP config (bootp) fail

Tom Rini trini at
Mon Oct 22 13:28:13 EST 2001

On Mon, Oct 22, 2001 at 11:17:23AM +0800, Michael Clark wrote:
> 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
> >>function?
> >>
> >
> >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.

If you're using _devel or benh's tree, turn those off and try sungem.

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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