RELENG_7 and HEAD: bge causes system hang

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at
Wed Nov 14 03:52:54 PST 2007

On Wed, Nov 14, 2007 at 01:18:34PM +0200, Andrey wrote:
> I still would like to report the real and constantly reproducible problem 
> connected with bge driver on machines with BroadCom Netlink Gigabit 
> Ethernet Controller (BCM5787 chipset).
> In order to reproduce the problem it is enough try to install RELENG_7 or 
> CURRENT system on a machine with BroadCom Netlink Gigabit Ethernet 
> Controller (with BCM5787 chipset). System hangs as soon as it tries to 
> adjust bge device driver.
> I've tried to overcome mentioned problem in many different ways. 
> Unfortunately I still didn't manage to get it working.

This is a shot in the dark, but try putting the following in


If /boot/loader.conf already has that in it, try a value of 0 instead.

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