Problems with SK and EM network cards/drivers on my system
dave-sender-1932b5 at seddon.ca
Sun Sep 18 17:04:39 PDT 2005
It would also be interesting to know if you've got device polling enabled.
If so, what sysctl settings do you have.
Mike Tancsa writes:
> On Sun, 18 Sep 2005 14:15:51 -0400, in sentex.lists.freebsd.net you
>>Im having an issue with my new linksys eg1032 nic and the onboard intel
>>82547EI on my new server. ill go over both problems individually and
>>include my dmesg below that.
>>now the EM problem.
>>when i am running a very high network load (streaming video, dumping
>>ALOT of data across the network, etc) the network card disconnects (i
>>loose pings and all my transfers drop) and 15-20 seconds later it pops
>>up on the console with "em0: Link is up 1000 Mbps Full Duplex" and then
>>it starts working again. again im at a dead wall and really want my
>>network to work properly so i can do what i need to do.
> Not sure about the sk issue, but there have been some changes to the
> em driver since 5.4. If you can, I would try moving to 6.0R when it
> comes out. Also, what is the em nic plugged into ? Does the port have
> any logging facilities to see what might be going on from the switch's
> perspective ?
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