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Yuri Pankov yuri at darklight.org.ru
Tue Jul 10 14:30:52 UTC 2007

On Tue, Jul 10, 2007 at 11:08:43AM -0300, scuba at centroin.com.br wrote:
> Hi all,
> 	I have a server in a host service that stopped this morning. After a 
> contact with the service support of them, I got the following answer to the 
> problem:
> [quote]
> Due to a failed switch replacement FreeBSD did not restore the network 
> link. This is a farly common issue with FreeBSD.
> I restarted the server and it should be back online shortly.
> [end quote]
> 	It's a P4-3GHz, with the following, probably on-board, ether card:
> vr0: <VIA VT6102 Rhine II 10/100BaseTX> port 0xcc00-0xccff mem 
> 0xfdffe000-0xfdffe0ff irq 23 at device 18.0 on pci0
> 	Is this a really known problem? Is there anything I can do to avoid 
> reboot?
> 	I have some (local) servers with FBSD and never had such problem.
> - Marcelo

Just a guess - are you using autonegotiation on this NIC? Try to set
media type manually using 'media' and 'mediaopt' ifconfig' flags.

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