NIC related problems on amd64...

Jeff Racine jracine at
Thu Apr 8 08:36:21 PDT 2004


I am setting up a dual opteron box, and have experienced problems that I can't seem to track down. I installed 5.2.1 from cd and the problem appeared righ away when I tried to rsync the new hd with my laptop hd, upgraded to current and it is still there.

The symptoms are that rsync and the amd64-friendly cvsup, when used, appear to crash the nic interface (and it is repeatable). It seems to be some combination of small files and/or disk write activity. However, sftp and ftp appear to work fine (I have to cvsup ports on my laptop then tar and transfer to get ports current). Once crashed, only a reboot appears to cure the problem (ifconfig sk0 xxxx netstat xxx etc. does not work, nor does /etc/netstart). The system has a 3ware escalade sata 8000 series raid controller in raid 1 configuration.

Any/all suggestions most welcome, and thanks in advance.

-- uname

FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT #0: Wed Apr  7 13:17:17 GMT 2004     root at  amd64

-- ifconfig

fwe0: flags=8802<BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
        ether 02:00:00:01:0e:f8
        ch 1 dma -1
        inet netmask 0xfffff000 broadcast
        inet6 fe80::2d0:68ff:fe03:d499%sk0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x2 
        ether 00:d0:68:03:d4:99
        media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex>)
        status: active
plip0: flags=8810<POINTOPOINT,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 16384
        inet netmask 0xff000000 
        inet6 ::1 prefixlen 128 
        inet6 fe80::1%lo0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x4 


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FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT #0: Wed Apr  7 13:17:17 GMT 2004
    root at
Preloaded elf kernel "/boot/kernel/kernel" at 0xffffffff808a3000.
Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0
CPU: AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 248 (2205.01-MHz K8-class CPU)
  Origin = "AuthenticAMD"  Id = 0xf58  Stepping = 8
  AMD Features=0xe0500800<SYSCALL,NX,MMX+,LM,3DNow!+,3DNow!>
real memory  = 3623813120 (3455 MB)
avail memory = 3494772736 (3332 MB)
FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 2 CPUs
 cpu0 (BSP): APIC ID:  0
 cpu1 (AP): APIC ID:  1
ioapic0 <Version 1.1> irqs 0-23 on motherboard
ioapic1 <Version 1.1> irqs 24-27 on motherboard
ioapic2 <Version 1.1> irqs 28-31 on motherboard
acpi0: <A M I OEMRSDT> on motherboard
acpi0: Power Button (fixed)
Timecounter "ACPI-fast" frequency 3579545 Hz quality 1000
acpi_timer0: <24-bit timer at 3.579545MHz> port 0x5008-0x500b on acpi0
acpi_cpu0: <CPU> port 0x530-0x537 on acpi0
acpi_cpu1: <CPU> port 0x530-0x537 on acpi0
pcib0: <ACPI Host-PCI bridge> port 0xcf8-0xcff on acpi0
pci0: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib0
pcib1: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 1.0 on pci0
pci1: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib1
pci1: <display, VGA> at device 0.0 (no driver attached)
pcib2: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 6.0 on pci0
pci2: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib2
ohci0: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> mem 0xfd8fe000-0xfd8fefff irq 19 at device 0.0 on pci2
usb0: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support
usb0: SMM does not respond, resetting
usb0: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> on ohci0
usb0: USB revision 1.0
uhub0: AMD OHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub0: 3 ports with 3 removable, self powered
ohci1: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> mem 0xfd8ff000-0xfd8fffff irq 19 at device 0.1 on pci2
usb1: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support
usb1: SMM does not respond, resetting
usb1: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> on ohci1
usb1: USB revision 1.0
uhub1: AMD OHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub1: 3 ports with 3 removable, self powered
fwohci0: <Texas Instruments TSB43AB22/A> mem 0xfd8f8000-0xfd8fbfff,0xfd8fd800-0xfd8fdfff irq 18 at device 6.0 on pci2
fwohci0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
fwohci0: OHCI version 1.10 (ROM=1)
fwohci0: No. of Isochronous channel is 4.
fwohci0: EUI64 00:00:00:00:00:01:0e:f8
fwohci0: Phy 1394a available S400, 2 ports.
fwohci0: Link S400, max_rec 2048 bytes.
firewire0: <IEEE1394(FireWire) bus> on fwohci0
fwe0: <Ethernet over FireWire> on firewire0
if_fwe0: Fake Ethernet address: 02:00:00:01:0e:f8
fwe0: Ethernet address: 02:00:00:01:0e:f8
sbp0: <SBP-2/SCSI over FireWire> on firewire0
fwohci0: Initiate bus reset
fwohci0: node_id=0xc800ffc0, gen=1, CYCLEMASTER mode
firewire0: 1 nodes, maxhop <= 0, cable IRM = 0 (me)
firewire0: bus manager 0 (me)
ohci2: <NEC uPD 9210 USB controller> mem 0xfd8f7000-0xfd8f7fff irq 19 at device 7.0 on pci2
usb2: OHCI version 1.0
usb2: <NEC uPD 9210 USB controller> on ohci2
usb2: USB revision 1.0
uhub2: NEC OHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub2: 3 ports with 3 removable, self powered
ohci3: <NEC uPD 9210 USB controller> mem 0xfd8fc000-0xfd8fcfff irq 16 at device 7.1 on pci2
usb3: OHCI version 1.0
usb3: <NEC uPD 9210 USB controller> on ohci3
usb3: USB revision 1.0
uhub3: NEC OHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub3: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
pci2: <serial bus, USB> at device 7.2 (no driver attached)
isab0: <PCI-ISA bridge> at device 7.0 on pci0
isa0: <ISA bus> on isab0
atapci0: <AMD 8111 UDMA133 controller> port 0xffa0-0xffaf at device 7.1 on pci0
ata0: at 0x1f0 irq 14 on atapci0
ata1: at 0x170 irq 15 on atapci0
pci0: <bridge, PCI-unknown> at device 7.3 (no driver attached)
pcm0: <AMD-8111> port 0xcc00-0xcc3f,0xc800-0xc8ff irq 17 at device 7.5 on pci0
pcm0: <Avance Logic ALC655 AC97 Codec>
pcib3: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 10.0 on pci0
pci3: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib3
skc0: <Marvell Gigabit Ethernet> port 0xa800-0xa8ff mem 0xfd9fc000-0xfd9fffff irq 19 at device 3.0 on pci3
skc0: Yukon Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000Base-T Adapter
sk0: <Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. Yukon> on skc0
sk0: Ethernet address: 00:d0:68:03:d4:99
miibus0: <MII bus> on sk0
e1000phy0: <Marvell 88E1000 Gigabit PHY> on miibus0
e1000phy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, 1000baseTX-FDX, auto
pci0: <base peripheral, interrupt controller> at device 10.1 (no driver attached)
pcib4: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 11.0 on pci0
pci4: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib4
twe0: <3ware 7000 series Storage Controller. Driver version> port 0xbc00-0xbc0f mem 0xfe000000-0xfe7fffff,0xfeaffc00-0xfeaffc0f irq 17 at device 1.0 on pci4
twe0: 4 ports, Firmware FE7S, BIOS BE7X
pci0: <base peripheral, interrupt controller> at device 11.1 (no driver attached)
acpi_button0: <Power Button> on acpi0
atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> port 0x64,0x60 irq 1 on acpi0
atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> flags 0x1 irq 1 on atkbdc0
kbd0 at atkbd0
atkbd0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0
psm0: model IntelliMouse, device ID 3
sio0 port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 on acpi0
sio0: type 16550A
sio1 port 0x2f8-0x2ff irq 3 on acpi0
sio1: type 16550A
fdc0: <Enhanced floppy controller (i82077, NE72065 or clone)> port 0x3f7,0x3f0-0x3f5 irq 6 drq 2 on acpi0
fdc0: FIFO enabled, 8 bytes threshold
fd0: <1440-KB 3.5" drive> on fdc0 drive 0
ppc0 port 0x378-0x37f irq 7 on acpi0
ppc0: Generic chipset (NIBBLE-only) in COMPATIBLE mode
ppbus0: <Parallel port bus> on ppc0
plip0: <PLIP network interface> on ppbus0
lpt0: <Printer> on ppbus0
lpt0: Interrupt-driven port
ppi0: <Parallel I/O> on ppbus0
cpu0 on motherboard
cpu1 on motherboard
orm0: <Option ROMs> at iomem 0xcf800-0xd07ff,0xc0000-0xcf7ff on isa0
sc0: <System console> at flags 0x100 on isa0
sc0: VGA <16 virtual consoles, flags=0x300>
vga0: <Generic ISA VGA> at port 0x3c0-0x3df iomem 0xa0000-0xbffff on isa0
Timecounters tick every 0.976 msec
acpi_cpu: throttling enabled, 8 steps (100% to 12.5%), currently 100.0%
acd0: CDRW <SAMSUNG CDRW/DVD SM-352B> at ata1-master PIO4
twed0: <Unit 0, TwinStor, Normal> on twe0
twed0: 70910MB (145224064 sectors)
SMP: AP CPU #1 Launched!
Mounting root from ufs:/dev/twed0s1a

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