ifconfig bge0 resets the device (BETA4)

Gavin Atkinson gavin.atkinson at ury.york.ac.uk
Thu Sep 16 07:49:12 PDT 2004

On Thu, 2004-09-16 at 15:21, Raphael H. Becker wrote:
>     I wanted to check some parameters of my bge0 on one of
> our Dell PE2650-Boxes, running fresh BETA4. The command "ifconfig" lists
> all network devices, works fine. The command "ifconfig bge0" resetted
> the interface, the ssh-shell was stalled for a second or two, ifconfig
> produced "status: no carrier". The shell is running in a screen 
> environment, ifconfig terminated and the interface got up again, shell
> is alive.
> [snip example]
> Whats wrong?

See Bill Paul's email from a few hours ago.


Looks like you're in a perfect position to help test a patch for him :)


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