started getting repeated "bge0: PHY read timed out" messages

Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC chad at
Thu Mar 15 13:05:57 UTC 2007

On Mar 15, 2007, at 12:48 AM, Michael K. Smith - Adhost wrote:

> Have you considered hard-setting the speed/duplex to 1000/Full instead
> of 100/Full?  There may be some issues in the autonegotiation  
> happening
> between switch and server.  We used to see some of this early on in
> inter-vendor GigE connections; perhaps the switch vendor and the  
> FreeBSD
> devels are reading the standards differently.

I thought of that.  However, I thought that if that were the case,  
the problem would happen at boot and not start at some random time  
after boot and work for a while first.  Is that not a valid thought?


> Mike

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