Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5709 Gigabit Ethernet Dell 610 and Dell 710 servers

Mel Flynn mel.flynn+fbsd.questions at
Wed May 27 19:53:55 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 27 May 2009 21:37:47 Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> >> Why would you need to do that?  There is a bce driver in the 7.x OS
> >> already.
> >
> > Cause it's unstable? Search these or many other archives. The short
> > answer: under IO load the card drops net link or panics kernel.
> is it any recipe to trigger that behaviour? i have that card (builtin) on
> loaded server with 2 months uptime and with quite lot of traffic going
> through that card.

Don't have local archives handy, but here ya go:

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