em0 issues with 4.10 + SMP
rkramer at compete.com
Fri Jan 14 12:10:35 PST 2005
Well, I am running a number of 4.9-RELEASE systems with dual onboard
intel Pro 1000s (em0 and em1) and SMP, and they don't seem to have any
problems. At this point, I am completely baffled. Does 5.x come with an
SMP generic kernel?
On Fri, 2005-01-14 at 15:00 -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Friday 14 January 2005 02:46 pm, Ross Kramer wrote:
> > What if I downgrade to an earlier version of FreeBSD, like 4.9 or 4.7?
> > Would I still be running into the same problems?
> I am not sure. If so, then it would perhaps indicate more of a driver bug
> than something in the interrupt code itself.
> > More simply, what version of FreeBSD do you recommend? Is the latest 5.x
> > stuff stable enough for production environments?
> It is for some environments, but that is something you would need to test
> locally yourself as I'm sure there are environments that 5.x is not ready to
> handle yet. It would be good to know if 5.x has the same problems with the
> network interfaces though, and a quick boot off of a CD can probably help
> determine that.
> > On Fri, 2005-01-14 at 14:30 -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
> > > On Friday 14 January 2005 02:02 pm, Ross Kramer wrote:
> > > > On Fri, 2005-01-14 at 13:11 -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
> > > > > On Friday 14 January 2005 12:57 pm, Ross Kramer wrote:
> > > > > Try adding 'device uhci' and 'device usb' to your kernel so that the
> > > > > USB controller (which shares the same IRQ) will probe. It may be
> > > > > that the USB controller is causing an interrupt storm of sorts,
> > > > > though on 4.x that usually results in a hard hang.
> > > >
> > > > I tried enabling that in the config, rebuilt the kernel, installed it,
> > > > and rebooted. em0 did the same thing again, but its ping times to the
> > > > local network were in the 8000ms range, when it wasn't returning "Host
> > > > down"... Any other suggestions?
> > >
> > > Hmm, not many for 4.x. The interrupt code in 4 and 5 is quite different
> > > now.
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