msk0 interface stops working when downloading
amoran at forsythia.net
Wed Nov 24 00:02:33 UTC 2010
After banging my head against this for a few hours, I've decided to ask for help. I installed FreeBSD 8.1 amd64 on a Shuttle J1 4100 system (tech specs here http://us.shuttle.com/J1_4100.aspx). I installed from DVD and the install went fine.
I notice when I pkg_add -r anything, the network stops responding.
1) I can reproduce it 100% by downloading a large file. low traffic like the SSH connection does not trigger it. I think it's being triggered by traffic above a certain rate.
2) I can recover by restarting the network interfaces (/etc/rc.d/netif stop; /etc/rc.d/netif start)
3) I see no errors in dmesg or /var/log/messages. Nothing at all.
4) I've tried the following in /etc/sysctl.conf:
and in /boot/loader.conf:
But the problem persists.
The interface is identified as:
mskc0: <Marvell Yukon 88E8057 Gigabit Ethernet> port 0xe800-0xe8ff mem 0xfebfc000-0xfebfffff irq 17 at device 0.0 on pci2
msk0: <Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Yukon Ultra 2 Id 0xba Rev 0x00> on mskc0
msk0: Ethernet address: 80:ee:73:01:60:7d
miibus0: <MII bus> on msk0
e1000phy0: <Marvell 88E1149 Gigabit PHY> PHY 0 on miibus0
e1000phy0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, 1000baseT, 1000baseT-FDX, auto
Does anyone know what could be causing this or how I can resolve it? Any help is appreciated, thanks.
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