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Date:	Thu, 30 Aug 2007 18:58:36 -0300
From:	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...stprotocols.net>
To:	dhananjay@...xen.com
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, jeff@...zik.org, rob@...xen.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] netxen: Avoid firmware load in PCI probe

Em Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 05:23:25PM +0530, dhananjay@...xen.com escreveu:
> Loading firmware during PCI probe can lead to incorrect initialization,
> rendering the card unusable until next reboot.  This was introduced a while
> ago as a workaround for firmware bug, a better workaround was submitted for
> this a while ago. So removing original hack that loads firmware during probe.
> 
> Signed-off by: Dhananjay Phadke <dhananjay@...xen.com>

Acked-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...hat.com>

I was having these problems and after applying this patch the NIC is
back working, thank you for fixing this!

- Arnaldo
 
> Index: netdev-2.6/drivers/net/netxen/netxen_nic_main.c
> ===================================================================
> --- netdev-2.6.orig/drivers/net/netxen/netxen_nic_main.c
> +++ netdev-2.6/drivers/net/netxen/netxen_nic_main.c
> @@ -639,10 +639,6 @@ netxen_nic_probe(struct pci_dev *pdev, c
>  			NETXEN_CRB_NORMALIZE(adapter,
>  				NETXEN_ROMUSB_GLB_PEGTUNE_DONE));
>  		/* Handshake with the card before we register the devices. */
> -		writel(0, NETXEN_CRB_NORMALIZE(adapter, CRB_CMDPEG_STATE));
> -		netxen_pinit_from_rom(adapter, 0);
> -		msleep(1);
> -		netxen_load_firmware(adapter);
>  		netxen_phantom_init(adapter, NETXEN_NIC_PEG_TUNE);
>  	}
-
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