sk0 problems on an Asus K8VSE Delux

Lawrence Farr freebsd-smp at
Mon Jul 5 13:22:19 PDT 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Adriaan de Groot [mailto:adridg at] 
> Sent: 05 July 2004 20:00
> To: Lawrence Farr
> Cc: 'Mike Jakubik'; freebsd-amd64 at
> Subject: RE: sk0 problems on an Asus K8VSE Delux

> 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
> running
> FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT #0: Thu Jul 1
> 14:33:17 CEST 2004
> root at
> ENERIC amd64
> > Just to further confuse matters, I have an SK8V board with 
> onboard sk0
> > that doesn't show these problems. 

It's a different board, the one with the problem is a K8VSE Deluxe.

> 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?

This is on the K8VSE, a CVSUP kills it instantly with sk in the kernel,
and after about 30 seconds with it as a module.

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