pf and mxge

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at
Sun Aug 31 18:06:21 UTC 2008

On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 01:29:43PM -0400, ben wilber wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 08:55:49AM -0400, Adam McDougall wrote:
> >   I've seen this problem on RELENG_6, although the SSH connections
> >   would not "time out" -- after a page or so of 'dmesg' output, they
> >   would immediately get disconnected/severed.  I believe the problem was
> >   caused by my use of "modulate state" instead of "keep state" (since on
> >   RELENG_6 "keep state" is not implicit).
> Bingo.  The problem was "modulate state".  Sorry if the answer is
> obvious, but any idea why a new NIC might have aggravated this?

A new NIC wouldn't have had anything to do with the problem; it's
probably always been there, or you just didn't notice it before.  :-)

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