em network issues
erwin at FreeBSD.org
Thu Oct 19 19:03:32 UTC 2006
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 11:40:16AM -0700, Jack Vogel wrote:
> On 10/19/06, Remko Lodder <remko at freebsd.org> wrote:
> >Kip Macy wrote:
> >> On Wed, 18 Oct 2006, Jack Vogel wrote:
> >>> I'm a bit confused from the way you worded this, do you have watchdogs
> >>> with em, or you use em to avoid them?
> >> I have watchdogs with the current (post vendor update) em driver, but
> >> not with an older (pre vendor update) version of it.
> >Same here!
> >Didn't had the problem prior to the update, after the update it
> >started doing watchdog timeouts, occassionaly the interface goes
> >up/down after the watchdog error. I did not spot this on my other
> >servers yet, but the traffic passing the if_em interface is not that
> >much (just normal webtraffic, mail traffic etc).
> LOL, you arent helping, i need to know WHAT CVS deltas work vs dont,
> in other words, which delta in the REL_ENG_6 stream broke things??
> If you quantify what 'the update' means that might help me, was this
> the 6.2 BETA or what?
A bit more helpfull, but unfortunately not much is a datapoint saying no
problems April 3rd and watchdog timeouts after September 28 RELENG_6. I
know, probably too vague to be of any use, but there it is.
Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection Version - 6.1.4 on a workstation
with next to no traffic.
Erwin Lansing http://droso.org
Security is like an onion. (o_ _o)
It's made up of several layers \\\_\ /_/// erwin at FreeBSD.org
And it makes you cry. <____) (____> erwin at aauug.dk
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