sk ethernet driver: watchdog timeout

Erich Dollansky oceanare at
Wed Apr 7 05:06:58 PDT 2004


Palle Girgensohn wrote:

> --On onsdag, mars 17, 2004 00.21.44 +0100 "Arno J. Klaassen" 
> <arno at> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>> I have an ASUS motherboard A7V8X-E Deluxe with onboard 10/100/1000
>>> Mbit/s NIC from Marvell Semiconductor.
>>> My problem is that it sometimes lock up with the error message
>>>  sk0: watchdog timeout
>> I have a similar problem with 3Com cards on an ASUS A7N266;
>> I just post in case this might be related (and in hope for
>> a hint for a solution )
> Hi again,
> I've since this thread started tried this on more different systems, 
> with exactly the same results. Anyone else experiencing this? Anything I 
> can do to help fixing it?
I have had the same error message yesterday with the 3Com adapters 
built into a Thunder K7. The interface was dead. I have had no 
other choice then to reboot the machine.

I used the xl driver on a FreeBSD 5.2 RELEASE machine.


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