sk0 problems on an Asus K8VSE Delux

Adriaan de Groot adridg at
Mon Jul 5 11:59:58 PDT 2004

[Snipped a lot of quoted text - c'mon guys, cut the stuff you're not
responding directly to. There's searchable archives for folks drop in
late and want the whole story.]

On Mon, 5 Jul 2004, Lawrence Farr wrote:
> > I am also having issues with sk on an Asus K8V, with current bios. The
> > network stops when exposed to heavier traffic. Bringing the
> > interface down
> > and up again temoporarily solves the problem. I had to put in
> > an external
> > card, which works fine. This is on:

I'm tracking this down as well, just having trouble being sufficiently
organized wrt. which kernel versions have the problem. Typically,
downloading gobs of stuff isn't a problem. Streaming audio _from_ the
machine will lock up the sk0 interface after about 10 minutes. Currently

FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT #0: Thu Jul 1
14:33:17 CEST 2004
root at amd64

> Just to further confuse matters, I have an SK8V board with onboard sk0
> that doesn't show these problems. This might be a red herring, but with
> sk built into the kernel, it would lose connectivity almost immediately
> when doing a cvsup, with sk as a module, it lasts about 30 seconds.

Er, which herring? Do you mean you _also_ have a board without the
problem, and one which shows the symptoms in the last sentence?

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