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Re: problem with using 6 wm0 devices?!
On Mon, May 05, 2008 at 12:25:31PM -0700, Harry Waddell wrote:
> I built a set of six firewall/routers using supermicro 2U cases ( using X6DH8
> motherboards ),
> each with 2 onboard i82546GB nics and one pci-x card with two additional
> i82546GB. When I added
> an additional 2 port card to one of the routers, the new nics attached as wm0
> and wm1.
> I can configure wm1-wm5 up with no problems, but wm0 hangs the systems. (
> console responds to CR, but ifconfig doesn't return -- system is otherwise
> unresponsive ) This fails with the GENERIC and install kernels for 4.0.
> Looking through the archives, I thought it might be an issue with kernel
> buffers, so I increased
> NMBCLUSTERS to 32K, but this had no effect. I also tried netbsd 4.0 AMD64,
> but that didn't work either.
> A GENERIC ACPI INSTALL netbsd i386 -current kernel works fine ( as does
> opensuse 10.3 ), so I think the hardware is ok, but I also tried different
> cards just to be doubly sure.
Could it be some interrupt routing issue ? What happens if remove the working
adapter from its PCI slot ? You can also try to swap the two adapters.
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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