should looking at an interface with 'ifconfig' trigger a change
pyunyh at gmail.com
Tue Aug 12 01:04:21 UTC 2008
On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 02:03:31PM +0100, Pete French wrote:
> Pyun YongHyeon <pyunyh at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Try attached patch and check whether bce(4) correctly reports link
> > state changes.
> > After seeing 'link state changed to UP' message, unplug the cable
> > and see whether it reports link DOWN. The message should be printed
> > in a second. Also try replugging cable and you should see link UP
> > message within several seconds. Since auto-negotation takes more
> > time you may have to wait for a while.
> I do not have phsyical access to the machine, so I did this using
> a sutdown of the interface on the sitch - but yes, it works! This fixes
> the progem with lagg as well - it now fails over to the other interface
> Such a simple patch - if this has no ill effects then I will deploy it
> on al our servers,m and hope for it to be committed soon. All new HP
> servers appear to come with bce interfaces, so this is an importnat fix
> for us, and probably a lot of other people too. Thanks.
Thanks for testing! Patch committed to HEAD with svn r181619.
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