[vge] VIA VT6130 only auto negotiating to 1000baseT after down/up

Leon Feng rainofchaos at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 06:18:25 UTC 2009

2009/4/14 Pyun YongHyeon <pyunyh at gmail.com>:
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 11:55:55AM +0800, Leon Feng wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am running CURRENT r190987 on VIA EPIA board with VT6130 chip.
>> I found two problems:
>> 1. After normal boot, vge only auto negotiate to 100baseTX. Then
>> # ifconfig vge1 down
>> # ifconfig vge1 up
>> And vge1 will auto negotiate to 1000baseT.
> It's normal to see negotiated speed/duplex only after configuring
> network interface(At least you have to up the interface to get
> valid link). You have configured vge1 in rc.conf, right?
My fault, after add ifconfig_vge1="up", vge1 works great.

I see  "Link auto-negotiation speed 100M bps full duplex" in the
machine connected to it at reboot. Thought it were auto negotiated
by FreeBSD. In fact it comes from BIOS.

>> 2. After reboot the system, there is an error message:
>> " savecore: reboot after panic: mutex vge0 not owned at
>> /usr/src/sys/modules/vge/../../dev/vge/if_vge.c:2395"
> Hmm, there is no such line number 2395 in if_vge.c. Please make
> sure you've updated to latest CURRENT. And if you can see the panic
> again show me full back-trace info.
After savecore -c , it is gone.

>> Do not know whether these two are related. Any one has an idea?
> I think the former has nothing to do with the latter.
Both solved. Great thanks.

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