Broadcom BCM5780 Link-UP before auto-negotiation completes

Devin Teske devin.teske at
Sat Aug 27 03:53:22 UTC 2011

On Aug 25, 2011, at 3:39 PM, Noel wrote:

> On 8/25/2011 4:26 PM, Devin Teske wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I've got three different workstations each with a Broadcom Gigabit Ethernet card
>> (slightly different models, but all running the bge(4) device driver) on
>> FreeBSD-8.1 RELEASE.
>> We've having a strange problem where each/every single reboot ends up in
>> dropping to single-user mode


>> Suggestions welcome.
> I've found this workaround useful with my bge cards:

I see that this solution has been added to HEAD, a little over 2 months ago (but netwait rather than waitnetwork):

Thanks Noel for the tip!


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