nfe internet problems
pyunyh at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 16:17:30 PST 2007
On Mon, Nov 12, 2007 at 04:19:39PM -0500, Chuck Robey wrote:
> 韓家標 Bill Hacker wrote:
> >Chuck Robey wrote:
> >>I have one other odd problem, it's that no probe messages whatever
> >>print during booting, so I had to pick up the demsg later on. The
> >>last thing I see during booting is the first spinner character,
> >>usually "|", and the next thing I see is "Login;", nothing inbetween
> >>whatever. Any idea why my booting has gone totally silent on me?
> >Not so odd. This is the way we set up servers. '-h' for headless.
> >Now - the question is *why* IF/AS/WHEN you have no such setting.
> >My guess is BIOS reporting one thing, probe another w/r finding a VGA it
> >is allowed to use for console.
> >What the probe 'discovers' doen't go active until it has finished - but
> >the first two loader stages simply 'assume' console will be dealt with
> >somehow, so their output does show up - boot device choice, spinner and
> >such are still BIOS turf.
> Hmm I haven't given as muich care to my linker.hints file as I could. I
> think I will experiment with giving it, at least, the correct stuff for
> the console, that might give me the probe messages back.
> Good hint, I think this one's likely to fix the probing/printing
> problem, but what about the problem with my nfe ports? If I activate
> them with ifconfig, it locks up my computer, that's kind of a mean way
> to react ...
It seems that you have MCP55 and the hardware is known to work
without issues. In order to narrow down the issue I have to know
where it locks up. When the system was locked up would you get a
dump and show me the backtrace info?
See http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/developers-handbook/kerneldebug.html for more information.
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