nfe0 startup

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Thu Apr 29 13:59:31 UTC 2010

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 8:23 AM, Robert Jenssen <
robertjenssen at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am using a mother board with a NVIDIA MCP9 network chip on an AMD64
> motherboard. Here is the output of dmesg:
> <snip>
> Also the nfs mounts are now OK.
> It seems that nfe0 takes a while to get started. I am lucky that ntpdate is
> called and delays things for long enough to allow nfe0 to startup. Without a
> failing call to ntpdate the subsequent nfs mount fails and I get the
> single-user prompt.
> Is there a better way than relying on ntpdate failing?

What does rc.conf have to say about nfe0?

Adam Vande More

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