fxp suddenly taking errors

Pyun YongHyeon pyunyh at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 03:32:34 UTC 2008


On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 12:07:19AM +0900, Randy Bush wrote:
 > anyone else suddenly having fxp problems
 > 
 > rebooted after a new kernel and
 > 
 > rip1.psg.com:/root# netstat -in
 > Name    Mtu Network       Address              Ipkts Ierrs    Opkts 
 > Oerrs  Coll
 > fxp0   1500 <Link#1>      00:30:48:51:c8:5e     1277    50      977 
 > 0     0
 > fxp0   1500 147.28.0.0/24 147.28.0.31           1137     -      982 
 > -     -
 > 
 > on what was a problem free interface before th enew build.
 > 

AFAIK if_ierrors in fxp(4) comes from hardware statistics
counters via DMA. So I guess it's real inbound error(
e.g. CRC, alignment error, Rx overrun etc)
How about checking speed/duplex mismatches against link partner?

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Regards,
Pyun YongHyeon


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