[if_re] Dropping connectivity

Pyun YongHyeon pyunyh at gmail.com
Mon Mar 29 17:23:39 UTC 2010

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 05:00:19PM +0200, A.J. Fonz van Werven wrote:
> It seems like recent commits may have broken if_re.
> After I updated last weekend (and again this morning), everything appears
> to be fine initially: I can ping hosts, browse the Web with Lynx, etc. But
> as soon as a certain amount of data has been transferred (e.g. when I
> start a graphical browser like Opera or Seamonkey, or I (try to) run port-
> snap) suddenly all connectivity vanishes: resolving no longer works, I
> can't even ping my modem/router. Running /etc/rc.d/netif restart doesn't
> help. I do get lots of watchdog timeout messages on the console.
> Fortunately I still have a USB WiFi adapter I can use (if_rum still works
> like a charm) so I'm not entirely cut off, but *some*thing appears to have
> happened to if_re.
> Any thoughts? Thanks in advance,

What is last known working revision of re(4)?

> Alphons
> P.S. In case it matters:
> $ uname -a
> FreeBSD satellite.xs4all.nl 7.3-STABLE FreeBSD 7.3-STABLE #32: Mon Mar 29 14:33:23 CEST 2010     toor at satellite.xs4all.nl:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  i386
> $ dmesg|grep re0
> re0: <RealTek 8101E/8102E/8102EL/8103E PCIe 10/100baseTX> port 0x5000-0x50ff mem 0xda000000-0xda000fff irq 18 at device 0.0 on pci5
> re0: Using 1 MSI messages
> re0: Chip rev. 0x34000000
> re0: MAC rev. 0x00000000
> miibus0: <MII bus> on re0
> re0: Ethernet address: *****
> re0: [FILTER]

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