SIS NIC drivers problem if use "media 100baseTX mediaopt full-duplex"

Dean Strik dean at
Sun Apr 24 13:39:48 PDT 2005

Jason Tsai wrote:
> First sorry for my poor writing engish! I don't know if it's right to
> post in this mailist, but I think it's best place I can ask this kind
> of question.
> I am using FreeBSD 5.4-RC3 now for testing purpose, I find that if I
> use  ifconfig_sis0="inet  netmask"  in
> /etc/rc.conf, everything goes ok when I am using Jmeter(from Windows
> Box) to load testing tomcat(on FreeBSD 5.4-RC3); but if I change
> ifconfig_sis0  to "inet  netmask media
> 100baseTX mediaopt full-duplex", I always got "sis0 watchdog timeout"
> error when I am doing testing. 

Just don't set media and mediaopt. That only works right when both sides
of the link (your freebsd machine and the switch on the other side) are
configured to always use the 100/FD setting.

Dean C. Strik             Eindhoven University of Technology
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