bge0: WatchDog Timedout -- resetting in FreeBSD 5.3

Benson Wong tummytech at
Fri Aug 5 15:42:48 GMT 2005

I had this problem last week after upgrading to a newer 5.4-STABLE.
The problem looked like an IRQ problem since both bge interfaces were
sharing the same IRQ. The problem went away after disabling hyper
threading in bios.

The box is a dual XEON so I had enabled SMP. SMP works fine, but HTT
was causing the bge timeouts and system load to be 10x higher than


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