Possible problems with Broadcom BCM5704C 10/100/1000 on TyanThunder K8S pro S2882 twin Operteron

Vivek Khera vivek at khera.org
Tue Mar 8 15:53:40 GMT 2005

On Mar 4, 2005, at 7:56 AM, Alan Jay wrote:

> We switched off the broadcom Ethernet controller (via software) and 
> routed all
> traffic via the boards Intel 10/000 Ethernet connection.  One of the 
> problem
> databases has now been running for a few days and so far has been ok.

FWIW, I have a dual opteron tyan 2881 board with 4GB and the same NIC 
chip (as identified by FreeBSD 5-STABLE).  No problems under pretty 
decent load.  Perhaps it has to do also with > 4Gb RAM.   Could you 
test that theory too?

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