igb interface not detecting link down

Evilham contact at evilham.com
Tue Dec 17 08:29:02 UTC 2019

On dt., des. 17 2019, Marius Halden wrote:

> Hi,
> We have som machines with Intel i350 NICs which after upgrading 
> from
> 11.2-RELEASE to 12.1-RELEASE has started to act up. They will 
> detect
> link and come up initially when brought up, but they will not 
> detect
> link down events when the connection is lost, e.g. if we remove 
> the
> network cable.
> This is a big problem for us as they are used in a failover lagg 
> which
> is currently not working due to this.
> `ifconfig <if> down ; ifconfig <if> up` does not have any 
> effect. I
> cannot see anything in dmesg or any other logs.
> Removing the interfaces from lagg interface does not make any 
> changes to
> this behaviour, nor did disabling `vlanhwtag` which I found a 
> bug report
> for issues with when using these NICs.
> Is this a known regression from 11.X? Any advise for how to 
> debug this
> further?

I'd recommend following this bug: 

And adding any information that can be useful.

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