Subject: Re: ehci and bge randomly not working
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Sam Leffler <email@example.com>
Date: 10/03/2005 16:10:50
Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> In message <A2C1FB79-44FC-4B2E-8E10-EEC826C283F4@dtcc.edu>, Chris Tribo writes:
>>Ever since 3.99.7/8 my EHCI and BGE controllers have been acting up
>>more than usual.
>>I've stated the clues to EHCI before, everything is normal in the
>>ehci_sync_hc: tsleep() = 35
>>If 35 is errno, the man page says something about it being a
>>temporary error condition, try again later. That doesn't make any
>>sense to me but I don't really have a handle on the code either.
>>bge is doing:
>>bge0: watchdog timeout -- resetting
>>bge0: block failed to stop: reg 0x1400, bit 0x00000002
>>Its quite curious that they both seem to not work at the same time.
>>Is this a symptom of not being able to get contiguous kernel memory
>>for buffers? Or am I just "lucky"? The fact that this problem
>>persists across multiple warm and cold boots and then suddenly works
>>fine is also disturbing. Not being able to type or ssh in makes this
>>box pretty much useless. Can someone please help me diagnose this?
> For what it's worth, I have two bge desktops running -current, with no
> problems. Nor have I seen any ehci problems.
And I've got a dell 600m laptop w/ bge (BCM5702X) and ehci (Intel
82801/ICH4) that I've had hard lockups on (only option was to
power-cycle). Couldn't pinpoint either as the culprit though at least
once I was marking bge0 down when things locked up.