re driver trobles (RELENG_5)

Dmitry Morozovsky marck at
Fri Mar 11 00:48:54 PST 2005

On Thu, 10 Mar 2005, Mike Tancsa wrote:

MT> At 08:46 AM 10/03/2005, Dmitry Morozovsky wrote:
MT> > whenever promisc mode turned on, renegotiating occurs, leading to 3 to 45
MT> > (depending on STP settings on the switch) network unavailability.
MT> > 
MT> > Moreover, some other re(4) setting changes seem to disturb link state
MT> > unneededly (such as ifconfig re0 -vlanhwtag)
MT> The em does this as well. Its most annoying when its connected to a switch
MT> with STP on it.  Even when you alias the interface it does this :(

Hmm, we do not see this behaviour on em gigabit on RELENG_4... 

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