weird problems on 7.0-BETA3

Sam Leffler sam at
Sat Dec 1 12:54:32 PST 2007

Teemu Korhonen wrote:
> I'm getting usb-input device freezes and sometimes kernel panics that 
> are somehow related to network traffic after upgrading from 
> 6.2-RELEASE to 7.0-BETA3.
> One reproducible freeze comes when I try to update the server list in 
> quake3 (linux version and native). Usb-mouse freezes as does 
> usb-keyboard. Ps/2-keyboard works. The list doesn't update so I think 
> the network freezes too. Message "nfe0: watchdog timeout (missed Tx 
> interrupts) -- recovering" is generated in the log. After exiting 
> quake3 the devices come back.
> Similar behavior occurs sometimes when watching streaming videos 
> except that the error message is produced more frequently and usually 
> it results in a kernel panic with a string "ohci_add_done: addr 
> 0x0236cf30 not found". 

Sounds like the ithread scheduling issue I fixed; you can try updating 
to RELENG_7 or wait for a new build.


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