em network issues

Erwin Lansing erwin at FreeBSD.org
Thu Oct 19 19:16:42 UTC 2006


On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 12:13:33PM -0700, Jack Vogel wrote:
> On 10/19/06, Erwin Lansing <erwin at freebsd.org> wrote:
> >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).
> >> >
> >> >cheers,
> >> >remko
> >>
> >> 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.
> 
> so, you mean you did a cvsup on 9/28, and one was done on april 3?

Yup, precisely.

-erwin

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