bge && amd systems- a curious side note...

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Sat Apr 21 08:17:34 UTC 2007

In message <7579f7fb0704201541t2383b895t4b850343d2f7deb7 at>, "Matt
hew Jacob" writes:
>I have an AMD box graciously given to me by David O'Brien. It has a
>bge chip on it. This box has suffered over the spasms of the bge
>driver of late in current.
>What *does* seem to happen is that it hangs during DHCP discovery- but
>if I ping it, it seems to unfreeze (see below). Just an FYI for those
>who are interested....

I reported the exact same thing recently.

Poul-Henning Kamp       | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
phk at FreeBSD.ORG         | TCP/IP since RFC 956
FreeBSD committer       | BSD since 4.3-tahoe    
Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence.

More information about the freebsd-current mailing list