em driver testing

Mike Jakubik mikej at rogers.com
Tue Nov 7 21:43:38 UTC 2006

Clayton Milos wrote:
> Hi Jack
> I patched the driver and re-compiled the kernel and userland.
> All appears well with the em driver now. No more errors on it.
> I am getting watchdog timeouts on the xl driver now though. It was 
> happenning before at the same time as the em ones. Now I've passed a 
> lot of traffic on the em interface but the xl interface gets watchdog 
> errors. The em interface still works fine but the xl one is no usable 
> after this.

Has it not been established by someone that the problem is in freebsd 
(scheduler iirc) and not the drivers themselves? This along with the 
bge/bce wtachdog timeouts seems to confirm that.

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