Subject: Re: fxp in IBM Netfinity 4000R not useable (device timeout, no link)
To: Allen Briggs <>
From: Timo Schoeler <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/08/2006 16:20:24
Allen Briggs wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 08, 2006 at 04:09:49PM +0100, Timo Schoeler wrote:
>> here)? what can i do to help fixing it (specific information on the 
>> device itself)?
>> dmesg output for the NIC from Fedora Core 4:
> What is the NetBSD dmesg?  And the ifconfig -a output?
> Do you see any diagnostics from NetBSD?
> Or does everything happen without any error message -- just
> no link?
> -allen

i'm not at the servers' site at the moment, but IIRC the dmesg looks 
okay (i.e., like on other machines which use fxp flawlessly) and 
ifconfig -a is okay except that 'no carrier' is given.

occasionally i get a fxp0 device timeout on the console.