bce(4) network wierdness

Ian Freislich ianf at clue.co.za
Fri Aug 8 09:28:10 UTC 2008

(replying from my phone)

It's running 7-STABLE, but I'll take it to -CURRENT if this is fixed there.  I'm regretting more and more leaving -current for -release on my production routers.

-original message-
Subject: RE: bce(4) network wierdness
From: "David Christensen" <davidch at broadcom.com>
Date: 2008-08-07 23:24

> Periodically (initially I thought it was related to bgfsck) but
> I've just had the problem again after 6 days of uptime with no
> provocation.
> I get massive packet loss and out of order delivery as evidenced below.

What's the FreeBSD release?  Some of the 6.X releases had a problem
when an mbuf was fragmented into too many pieces that was later fixed
in the RELENG_6 branch (version


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