Re: tg3 and sd card reader at acer aspire

From: Yijing Wang
Date: Wed Dec 25 2013 - 03:08:46 EST

On 2013/12/25 15:51, Vasiliy Tolstov wrote:
> 2013/12/25 Robert Hancock <hancockrwd@xxxxxxxxx>:
>> So apparently this machine got broken when we changed the behavior for the
>> ACPI ASPM-not-supported bit from forcing ASPM off for everything to leaving
>> ASPM in whatever state the BIOS left it in. And apparently for some reason
>> the device (devices?) doesn't work with ASPM enabled in Linux but does in
>> Windows. It's possible that some other workaround is being applied by the
>> Windows driver that allows it to work there.
>> I'm not too sure what the next step to debug that would be, unless maybe
>> someone has a contact at Broadcom. We could conceivably add a quirk to force
>> ASPM off for this device regardless of what the BIOS says, though.
> Thanks! I can contact with broadcom, but i don't known email address.
> Last my attempt then i have problems with their wifi card not
> successful =(.

Maybe BROADCOM TG3 driver maintainer list can help you.

More info can be found in MAINTAINERS file under linux kernel source directory.

M: Nithin Nayak Sujir <nsujir@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
M: Michael Chan <mchan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
L: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
S: Supported
F: drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/tg3.*



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