Problems with bge (possibly related to r208993)

Artem Kim artem_kim at
Tue Jun 15 23:50:21 UTC 2010

On Wednesday 16 June 2010 03:21:09 Pyun YongHyeon wrote:

> Hmm, why you need link0 flag? The link0 flag is used to force the
> interface MASTER. Normally this configuration is automatically
> done during auto-negotiation such that one is configured as MASTER
> and the other is configured as SLAVE. If you manually configure
> this setting you should be very careful not to use the same
> configuration of MASTER/SLAVE of link partner. If you have to use
> link0 option, the link partner should be configured to use SLAVE.
> Normally you should always use auto-negotiation on 1000baseT unless
> link partner is severely broken to support NWAY.
> It seems link partner does not agree on resolved speed/duplex
> configuration of bge1. Check link partner's resolved link
> configuration.

In any case, now I do not use the flag link0. 
Now the master/slave is  assigned through auto-negotiation. 

link0 not been set before the problem occurred. I reset link0 flag on NAS2 
when I got a problem the first time.

Now x900 port1.0.12 and bge0 configured automatically.

>bge1: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
>        media: Ethernet autoselect (1000baseT <full-duplex>)
>        status: active

>awplus>show int port1.0.12 status
>Port       Name               Status           Vlan Duplex   Speed Type
>port1.0.12                    connected          55 a-full  a-1000 1000BASE-T

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