[Soekris] again: sis1, sis2 wont work after bios update
chuck+soekris at 2004.snew.com
Thu Jul 22 20:29:47 UTC 2004
Quoting llx (llx at hispeed.ch):
> some days a (before beeing on the list) i wrote that the sis1 sis2 on my 4801
> don't work any more after updating the bios from 1.22 to 1.24. i saw one reply
> to my post suggesting me to use the GENERIC kernel (openbsd). if you look at
> the dmesg from my post (12 july 2004) you can see that i am using generic.
> the same installation worked befor the bios update but fails after the
> update. i am constantly getting watchdog timeouts on the interfaces sis1 and
> sis2. does anybody have any idea or do i have to throw my 4801 out of the
> unfortunately there's no 1.22 bios for download on the soekris server.
> otherwise i would downgrade to 1.22. this was the bios version that was
> installed when i bought it.
I might try 3.5 - even a snapshot of -current (the bsd team has a
bunch of soekris's these days).
That failing, I might try another BSD.
This will tell you hardware failure or OS problem.
PXE boot makes alterate OSs trivial to try.
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