re driver trobles (RELENG_5)

Mike Tancsa mike at
Thu Mar 10 06:19:53 PST 2005

At 08:46 AM 10/03/2005, Dmitry Morozovsky wrote:
>whenever promisc mode turned on, renegotiating occurs, leading to 3 to 45
>(depending on STP settings on the switch) network unavailability.
>Moreover, some other re(4) setting changes seem to disturb link state
>unneededly (such as ifconfig re0 -vlanhwtag)

The em does this as well. Its most annoying when its connected to a switch 
with STP on it.  Even when you alias the interface it does this :(


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