CARP-related error on 5.4RC3

Gleb Smirnoff glebius at
Fri Apr 22 01:48:29 PDT 2005

[just for archives]

Together with Michael, we have found the problem. One of the network
cards (the xl0) didn't join multicast group in hardware, and this was
the case why second router didn't heard announcements from the first

xl0: <3Com 3c905C-TX Fast Etherlink XL> port 0xec80-0xecff mem 0xfdfffc00-0xfdfffc7f
 irq 9 at device 7.0 on pci1
xl0: Ethernet address: 00:04:75:79:de:a8
xl1: <3Com 3c905C-TX Fast Etherlink XL> port 0xe880-0xe8ff mem 0xfdfff800-0xfdfff87f
 irq 5 at device 12.0 on pci1
xl1: Ethernet address: 00:b0:d0:7f:cf:9d
miibus1: <MII bus> on xl0
ukphy0: <Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface> on miibus1
ukphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
miibus2: <MII bus> on xl1
xlphy0: <3c905C 10/100 internal PHY> on miibus2

Totus tuus, Glebius.

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