9.1-RC3 IGB dropping connections.

Jack Vogel jfvogel at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 01:18:43 UTC 2012

On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 4:04 PM, Zaphod Beeblebrox <zbeeble at gmail.com>wrote:

> To Jack Vogel's comment, this problem only seems to occur on systems
> that are exceedingly lightly loaded (in this case, not yet in
> production and I'm the only one using it).
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 6:21 PM, Andre Oppermann <andre at freebsd.org>
> wrote:
> > r243570 in CURRENT should likely fix this issue.  It's only 27 hours old
> > and hasn't been MFC'd yet.
> I'm not sure this addresses what I'm seeing.  It's a pause the the
> traffic in the shell that is "fixed" by causing some traffic on the
> return channel (watching for the pause --- and then hitting enter a
> few times seems to fix it).  I'd expect that TCP retransmission should
> take care of this regularly  ... but in this case, it doesn't... for
> whatever reason ...
You say it drops the connection but show no specifics, may I see the
system message file from boot til it happens. Also how about a pciconf -lv
while you're at it.


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