Packet corruption in re0
pyunyh at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 03:50:23 UTC 2008
On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 11:03:02AM +1000, Robert Backhaus wrote:
> I am experiencing roughly 15% packet corruption on the re interface on
> my freebsd 7/amd64 box.
> FreeBSD gw.flexi.robbak.com 7.0-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 7.0-PRERELEASE #8:
> Tue Feb 5 09:49:55 EST 2008
> root at gw.flexi.robbak.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GW amd64
> The attached 3 files demonstrate the problem: "ping" shows the output
> of ping -c 100, and shows 15% packet loss. "tcpdump" shows the packets
> leaving, and some of the lost packets being returned with addresses,
> ports and data corrupted. The data in these packets seems to be coming
> from other packets passing through other interfaces at the time.
> "remote-tcpdump" shows the packets being received and returned from
> the other machine. Note that some packets are being corrupted on the
> way out, too.
> Just to make troubleshooting difficult, this problem only shows up
> after the system has been up for roughly 36 hours, depending on the
> amount of traffic.
I didn't take a look attached tcpdump files but I guess the
instability issue was fixed in HEAD. It's not yet MFCed but
I'll handle it in a week.
Would you try re(4) in HEAD?
> I am using the latest bios that I am aware of. The bios that I
> recently applied did include a firmware update for the realtek
> interface, but this did not affect the problem.
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