New firmware load can freeze PC. SW problem?
Several developers have seen a lockup of the PCIe bus when downloading (lm32) firmware.
See the WR dev mailing list:
http://lists.ohwr.org/sympa/arc/white-rabbit-dev/2012-04/msg00036.html (you may have to click "I'm not a spammer" and then go again to this specific link).
It may have been solved as Martin B. wrote:
??We had the same issue. And as far as I can remember it was the old rawrabbit.ko module. Did you use the new spec.ko (spec-sw repository)?
Then read the dmesg output and see if the correct files where loaded (check the bytes loaded counter twice).??
- To be followed up as it may hide a certain problem and is not yet understood.