hme driver acting strangely
rj45 at slacknet.com
Fri Mar 5 10:09:24 PST 2004
I had hte same problem of yours but on another platform on FreeBSD/alpha
with de0 interface.
Did u try to specify full-duplex 100Mbit also on the switch port ?
Did you try with another switch model ?
On Fri, 5 Mar 2004, Jason Mann wrote:
> Hi folks.
> I'm running 5.2-RELEASE on a Sun Ultra 5 machine.
> It has an on-board Happy Meal ethernet interface, which is handled by the
> 'hme' driver.
> If I configure the interface without specifying media and mediaopt, it will
> not establish a full-duplex link with the switch, but otherwise works fine.
> If I configure the interface, explicitly specifying full-duplex for the
> mediaopt, a full-duplex link is established, however, no programs can bind
> to UDP ports on that interface. Examples of such programs are named (BIND)
> and ntpd. Logs from named are shown below.
> I also have a Sun combo SCSI+Ethernet card which also has a Happy Meal
> interface on it, and the same problem occurs with this.
> This is very odd behaviour, and I was wondering if anyone else has witnessed
> I will be adding a qfe card to the machine soon, which will also be
> handled by the hme driver. I'd also be interested to know if anyone
> can replicate this issue with that type of card.
> Related named logs:
> named: starting BIND 9.2.3 -u bind -t /var/named -c /etc/named.conf
> named: using 1 CPU
> named: loading configuration from '/etc/named.conf'
> named: listening on IPv4 interface hme0, 192.168.0.2#53
> named: could not listen on UDP socket: address not available
> named: creating IPv4 interface hme0 failed; interface ignored
> named: listening on IPv4 interface lo0, 127.0.0.1#53
> named: command channel listening on 127.0.0.1#953
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