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soc:2011:meteger:journal:week5 [2011/06/20 12:25]
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soc:2011:meteger:journal:week5 [2011/06/23 11:15]
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 Unfortunately not much work was done today due to two exams for college. I continued with the ring init functions and also took a look at the freebsd driver. It can be confusing to decide which steps are required and which steps can be omitted while still having the card function reliably. Taking a look at the simpler freebsd driver can save a lot of confusion. Unfortunately not much work was done today due to two exams for college. I continued with the ring init functions and also took a look at the freebsd driver. It can be confusing to decide which steps are required and which steps can be omitted while still having the card function reliably. Taking a look at the simpler freebsd driver can save a lot of confusion.
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 +====== Day 2 ( June 21 ) ======
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 +Pushed ring init code to iret. I also started working on the tg3_transmit() function. This didn't result in much code, as luckily more code than expected could be removed from the linux driver.
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 +====== Day 3 ( June 22 ) ======
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 +Pushed the tg3_transmit() code to iret. Today I tested the open and transmit code. My test machine locks up or reboots after open() is called(sometimes),​ and I was trying to find the cause of this bug. I'm probably messing up some pointer and/or DMA addresses, but haven'​t found out which one yet.
  

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