possible em regression (was Re: svn commit: r294958 - in stable/10: share/man/man4 sys/dev/e1000 sys/dev/ixgb sys/dev/netmap)

Mike Tancsa mike at sentex.net
Tue Feb 2 14:50:07 UTC 2016

On 1/30/2016 12:26 PM, Marius Strobl wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 30, 2016 at 11:47:19AM -0500, Mike Tancsa wrote:
>> On 1/29/2016 8:23 PM, Marius Strobl wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 03:41:57PM -0500, Mike Tancsa wrote:
>>>> No multi queue. Stock GENERIC kernel with a couple of things removed.
>>>> hw.em are just the defaults. I will try without TSO
>>>> % ifconfig em0
>>>> em0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
>>> Hrm, that's strange, TSO4 should be enabled by default so apparently
>>> you are already disabling it; what is the behavior if you turn it on?
>>> Do you use a < Gigabit link?
>> Hi Marius,
>> 	Thanks for looking. The ifconfig output was after I turned off tso as
>> Harry suggested to try.  Its been 24hrs and I have not seen any resets.
>>  I will wait another 36hrs or so and then turn it back on to see if the
>> problem comes back.
>> this link is 100Mb.
> Ah, okay, that at least makes sense. Can you please verify that with
> the attached patch applied, you have a setup that works out of the
> box?

	Should the nic come up with TSO disabled by default ? After reboot, I see

# ifconfig em0
em0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500

        ether 00:30:48:9c:59:f0


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