em0 hangs without any messages like "Watchdog timeout", only down/up reset it.

Mike Tancsa mike at sentex.net
Mon Feb 7 13:03:05 UTC 2011

> /boot/loader.conf:
> hw.em.rxd=4096
> hw.em.txd=4096
> net.link.ifqmaxlen=16384
> /etc/sysctl.conf:
> dev.em.0.rx_int_delay=200
> dev.em.0.tx_int_delay=200
> dev.em.0.rx_abs_int_delay=4000
> dev.em.0.tx_abs_int_delay=4000
> dev.em.0.rx_processing_limit=4096
>    I'm trying to run with patch from "em driver, 82574L chip, and
>  possibly ASPM" thread now under heavy network load.

Hi Lev,
	What if you try with just the defaults ?  Not sure the patch posted by
jack and sean will help as its meant for a specific type of em nic, but
the RELENG_8 version I am testing with is here


There is a patch to jack's patch by Sean as well thats incorporated in
that version


Mike Tancsa, tel +1 519 651 3400
Sentex Communications, mike at sentex.net
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