I added a section on my nforce2 woes website that describes how to play
On Sat, 28 Feb 2004, Arjen Verweij wrote:
> Version 0.23 of forcedeth probably adds nice irq quirk checking for when
> the kernel is running, but when I do evil stuff, like putting the NIC to
> sleep (hard setting it to D3 with pci-config), the kernel keeps printing
> one or more of the debug messages (when halting) about irqs that were
> added and will no longer shut down.
> My current fix is replacing the v0.23 from 2.6.3 with the v0.18. v0.18
> also complains about the receiver remaining busy, but at least the
> shutdown process is continued.
> What I still don't understand is why I need a device driver at all to set
> the power state of the NIC. If I unload forcedeth before shutting down, I
> can set D3 all I want, but the machine will not listen to magic packets.
> I'll add a section to my page about nforce2-c1-disconnect related lockups
> about how to get functional WOL, and post the link here when it's ready. I
> feel that this is useful information, because I cannot get a cheap card
> with a WOL cable for my mobo, since there is no WOL connector *sigh*
> On Tue, 20 Jan 2004, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> > Arjen Verweij wrote:
> > > L.S.,
> > >
> > > First, many thanks for your efforts. The driver works beautifully here,
> > > with 2.4.23 and 2.6.0-test11 alike.
> > >
> > > I was wondering if it is possible to add Wake-on-LAN support to the
> > > driver. NVidia claims their binary driver supports WOL, but it doesn't
> > > work one bit. It is possible to look into this?
> > >
> > > I have filed a bugtracker with the ACPI people, but they are somewhat
> > > understandably preoccupied with fixing laptop woes.
> > >
> > > URL:
> > > http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1636
> > >
> > > I am able to enable WOL at shutdown with pci-config from scyld.com, but
> > > this is obviously an ugly fix.
> > Hmmm... normally I would say enabling WOL is the job of the BIOS.
> > Comments anyone?
> > Setting Wake-on-LAN patterns will be supported in a future version of
> > forcedeth but right now I'm swamped with university work.
> > Carl-Daniel
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