nfe internet problems

Pyun YongHyeon pyunyh at
Sun Nov 11 17:25:43 PST 2007

On Sun, Nov 11, 2007 at 02:52:24PM -0500, Chuck Robey wrote:
 > I have a junko, but reliable, Ethernet card, one that has installed 
 > perfectly as dc0, and runs fine.  I've been recently experimenting with 
 > on-board peripherals, and since I have a Asus Striker Extreme mobo, I 
 > thought that the dual Ethernet ports ought to work.  The dmesg output 
 > seems to probe nfe0 & nfe1 just fine, so I tried using ifconfig (an old 
 > friend, so you can dismiss thoughts that I did this wrong) to drop the 
 > dc0, and move my stuff over to nfe0.  When I do this, the entire machine 
 > instantly locks up solid.  I've tried this 3 times now; the machine 
 > doesn't respond to pings, I can't (even typing in the blind) bring dc0 
 > back to life, and it just seems to instantly lock up.
 > Any suggestions on this?

Please show me more information.
 - FreeBSD version     
 - verbosed boot messages
 - ifconfig nfe0 output
 - vmstat -i output

Pyun YongHyeon

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