Fwd: pf + pfsync + carp testing ...

Gleb Smirnoff glebius at FreeBSD.org
Wed Mar 2 08:10:57 GMT 2005

On Tue, Mar 01, 2005 at 07:30:52PM -0600, Matthew Grooms wrote:
M>      Thanks for the response. I have net.inet.carp.preempt=1 set but 
M> only one carp interface changes state to master at a time. The second 
M> host always retains the master for the other two carp interfaces. I am 
M> able to manually fail over the remaining carp interfaces by changing 
M> either the carp or parent em[n] interface to down which quickly brings 
M> the other hosts corresponding interface from backup to master. After a 
M> firewall holds a master status for all carp devices, I can start to talk 
M> again through the firewall out to the internet or into the DMZ from my 
M> test pc.
M> I have two Dell SMP boxes running dual amd64 compatible intel processors 
M> with two on board intel ports ( em0 & em1 ) and a quad port intel pro 
M> 1000 MT ( em2, em3, em4 & em5 ). I am using RELENG_5 amd64 SMP builds on 
M> both hosts. Here is my config info ...

You have that damn em interfaces, which are mot miibus aware. In the patch
there is also a small hack in if_em.c to workaround this problem. Can you
check please that this part of the patch has successfully applied to your
tree and went into your if_em.ko (or kernel)?

Totus tuus, Glebius.

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