em(4) on FreeBSD is sometimes annoying

Josh Paetzel josh at tcbug.org
Mon Aug 11 13:41:06 UTC 2008

On Friday 08 August 2008 06:31:24 pm Jack Vogel wrote:
> OK, I just got access to a machine, am going to install and see if I
> can repro this
> this afternoon.
> Jack

For what it's worth, I have a T60 that dual boots 6.3-R/amd64 and 7.0-R/i386 
and neither install has this problem.  I can cold boot it with the NIC 
unplugged, plug in a cable, I get a link light and ifconfig em0 goes to 
active, dhclient em0 gets an IP successfully.


Josh Paetzel

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