Broadcom BCM5703X causing reboot? 4.8-RC2

Oliver Fromme olli at
Mon Mar 31 06:13:26 PST 2003

L. Jankok <lj at> wrote:
 > FreeBSD proxy.mynet.not 4.7-20030218-STABLE FreeBSD 4.7-20030218-STABLE #0: Mon 
 > Feb 24 15:17:06 CET 2003     root at proxy-2.mynet.not:/usr/src/sys/compile/MYNET-S
 > MP-PROXY  i386

I have now installed 4.8-RELEASE on my machine.  Lets see
how long it will survive.  :-)

 > bge0: <Broadcom BCM5703X Gigabit Ethernet, ASIC rev. 0x1002> mem 0xf7ef0000-0xf7
 > efffff irq 11 at device 2.0 on pci1

Hmm, mine is a bit different:
bge0: <Broadcom BCM5701 Gigabit Ethernet, ASIC rev. 0x105> mem 0xf7fb0000-0xf7fb
ffff irq 5 at device 5.0 on pci1
 > works like a charm pumping approximately 232 GB a month 

Thanks, that's very encouraging ...  however ...
My machine has a network traffic of 540 Gbyte a *DAY*.
That's about 16 Tbyte a month, if my /usr/bin/bc isn't
failing.  :-)


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