FreeBSD 7.1 Breaks re and rl Network Interface Drivers
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Mon Jan 19 00:31:38 PST 2009
Pyun YongHyeon pisze:
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 03:18:16PM +0100, Bartosz Stec wrote:
> > Walter Venable pisze:
> > >FreeBSD 7.1 upgrade broke my network access, machine is totally
> > >offline (powered-on and I can play inside it at the terminal, but
> > >absolutely 0 network access):
> > >This happened AFTER make kernel but BEFORE make installworld. I think
> > >this implies it's a kernel driver issue.
> > >
> > >http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=1323 (this is an ongoing
> > >thread on the issue, the rl driver has also been reported broken).
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> > I can confirm issues with re and 7.1-R
> > dmesg:
> > re0: <RealTek 8169SC/8110SC Single-chip Gigabit Ethernet> port
> > 0xbc00-0xbcff mem 0xfbfff000-0xfbfff0ff irq 17 at device 7.0 on pci1
> > re0: Chip rev. 0x18000000
> > re0: MAC rev. 0x00000000
> > In my case this NIC works, but lags like hell after upgrade! Working on
> > console gives me pauses every 3-4 second, and second server which
> > connect to this one with re0 is reporting that communication is lost
> > every couple of minutes
> Would you try attached patch?
I could test patch today BUT I made machine restart a couple of hours
after NIC problem occurs (just to be sure) and after reboot re0 starts
working OK until now.
So maybe it was re0 problem or maybe it was something else. Even so,
should I apply patch and report if NIC works?
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