Re: [PATCH -rt DO NOT APPLY] Fix for tg3 networking lockup

From: Michael Chan
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 02:34:49 EST

Theodore Tso wrote:

> Thanks, that description was very helpful. Would you accept a patch
> with adding a comment describing this?

I will put it on my queue to add some comments for ASF.

> It appears that there is no way of disabling ASF; is that a true
> statement?

Turning off ASF is just a matter of changing some bits in NVRAM
and recalculating the checksum. If you need the tool to do this,
I'll have someone send it to you.

Note that on some of the blade servers, I believe ASF is vital
and should not be disabled.

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