bge1: watchdog timeout -- resetting bge1: link state changed to DOWN

Brian A. Seklecki bseklecki at
Fri May 9 15:00:13 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-05-06 at 23:35 +0300, Indiana Jones wrote:
> If anybody could provide a solid solution, I'd be most grateful.
> I have this  box that works as an Internet router and I have two NICs 
> in it, 3com 3C996-SX and 3C996-T, the later is bge1 on which I get 
> this persistent ERROR below, the first one, bge0 is OK!

Welcome to the world of Broadcom.  Imagine our surprise when Dell
started shipping embedded bge(4) and bce(4).


> The result of this error is blackouts and instability of the Internet 
> connections!
> May  2 14:09:48 GBRT2 kernel: bge1: watchdog timeout -- resetting
> Ma

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