Re: cvs commit: src/sys/dev/fxp if_fxp.c

From: Robert Watson <rwatson_at_FreeBSD.org>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 22:38:49 +0000 (GMT)
On Mon, 31 Jan 2005, John Baldwin wrote:

> On Saturday 29 January 2005 06:13 pm, Robert Watson wrote:
> > rwatson     2005-01-29 23:13:20 UTC
> >
> >   FreeBSD src repository
> >
> >   Modified files:
> >     sys/dev/fxp          if_fxp.c
> >   Log:
> >   Disable ethernet flow control in if_fxp by default, in order to prevent
> >   unexpected surprises when a system panics or is left in the debugger.
> 
> Is this the bit that would cause the interface to start spewing pause
> packets onto the network after a panic resulting in the whole network
> being useless until the box is powered off? 

Yup, that's the one.  It's a feature :-).

Robert N M Watson
Received on Mon Jan 31 2005 - 22:39:31 UTC