NetGear GA302T Adapter Very Chatty 5.3BETA5

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at
Tue Sep 21 08:11:42 PDT 2004

On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 23:24:33 -0400, Edwin Brown <edotokugawa at> wrote:
> I'm currently running 5.3BETA5 and my console is flooded with messages of
> bge0: gigabit link up.
> The message originates from
> /usr/src/sys/dev/bge/if_bge.c line number 2952 which is inside the
> function bge_tick_locked( struct bge_softc *);
> I've not had any extra time to invest in debugging right now.
> It seems much worse since I enabled PREEMPTION and SCHED_ULE in
> the kernel. Those are the only two changes that have been made from
> the base system.
> Anyone know the answer?
First you should switch back to SCHED_BSD, as SCHED_ULE has problems
that the developers are currently trying to isolate.

Bill Paul was working on a fix for bge to eliminate these false link
up messages.

See "Call for testers, if_bge patch for BCM570x users" Sep 15 in the
FreeBSD-Current Archive.


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