watchdog timeout problem with freebsd 6.2-stable and v6.4.1
andrew at modulus.org
Mon Jun 25 06:10:29 UTC 2007
Jack Vogel wrote:
>> After medium-heavy traffic, the NIC locks up completely and no traffic
>> passes for a long time, perhaps longer than half an hour.
>> Then, it recovers and prints this to syslog:
>> em0: watchdog timeout -- resetting
>> em0: link state changed to DOWN
>> em0: link state changed to UP
> If you search thru the email archives you will find that
> I have posted a DOS patcher that fixes the problem.
> Search on 82573, if you have a problem let me know.
Thanks Jack, the patch fixed the problem for me.
I found it quite hard to find the patch to download, so I took the
liberty of posting an article about it for posterity, including
instructions and download link, I hope thats OK.
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