Subject: Re: ehci and bge randomly not working
To: NetBSD current-users <>
From: Chris Tribo <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/07/2005 20:30:38
I just came across a bug report on OpenBSD PR 4455 that describes the same
problem I'm having with EHCI. Except that it's on an nVidia AMD64 board.
I'll try his suggestion of running a non MP kernel, but it still sounds
like something is wrong in APIC interrupt handler/PCI Express land.

On Mon, 3 Oct 2005, Sam Leffler wrote:

> Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > In message <>, 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
> >>dmesg except
> >>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.
> 	Sam
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