em0 watchdog timeouts
stadtkind2 at gmx.de
Wed Sep 30 11:40:58 UTC 2009
In muc.lists.freebsd.stable, you wrote:
> Rudy wrote:
>> I am having watchdog timeout issues with my Intel 82573 Pro/1000 ...
>> link to dcgdis.zip didn't work. Do you have a copy?
> Thanks, Jack. Got the file and flashed -- no upgrade needed.
> So, while the router was offline, I flashed the motherboards bios
> (Supermicro X7Sbi), upgraded to 7.2-STABLE, and downloaded the 6.9.12
> version of the em driver. Still, watchdog timeouts. Sigh.
may I ask which clients have access to your FreeBSD 7.2 server?
I had similar problems a few days ago; I have no idea what exactly
happend, but Ubuntu Linux (NIS and NFS client) made my em0
timeout after a while, too, (and even crashed my FreeBSD 7.2 box
a few times!)
This box was rock solid before, I even thought my Intel NIC was
Anyway, since I had no time (and clue) to analyze this further, I took
the risk and upgraded to 8.0-RC1 and, well, everything is working fine
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