Nightmare on FreeBSD Street: NIC Drivers

Pyun YongHyeon pyunyh at
Mon Feb 25 02:35:24 UTC 2008

On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 01:09:06PM -0600, W. D. wrote:
 > Compiled, built kernel, and world per:
 > <>
 > Still getting timeout errors.  Seems like more of them
 > with this "nfe" driver.  
 > FreeBSD 6.2, Asus M2NPV-VM, nVidia Ethernet.
 > Can anyone help me debug this problem or suggest a solid,
 > reliable, and compatible PCI NIC to use instead?

nfe(4) is not part of official release of FreeBSD 6.3-RELEASE or
RELENG_6. I don't have any 6.x box with nfe(4) hardwares so it's
hard to fix ATM. Would you try nfe(4) on 7.0-RELEASE or HEAD?
If you still see watchdog timeout errors on 7.0-RELEASE or HEAD
please let me know.

Pyun YongHyeon

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