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Re: port-amd64/47782 - ifconfig SIOCSIFMEDIA error with bge
The following reply was made to PR port-amd64/47782; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Masanobu SAITOH <msaitoh%execsw.org@localhost>
To: "Stephen M. Jones" <smj%cirr.com@localhost>
Cc: port-amd64%netbsd.org@localhost, msaitoh%execsw.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: port-amd64/47782 - ifconfig SIOCSIFMEDIA error with bge
Date: Thu, 02 May 2013 11:51:54 +0900
(2013/05/02 2:47), Stephen M. Jones wrote:
> Just a quick follow up to port-amd64/47782
> I did a fresh install on several SuperMicro amd64 servers with bge ethernet
> interfaces and configured both bge's in an acceptable fashion. I then clean
> booted the servers 865 times to gather some stats.
> Background: I'm using NetBSD ukato 6.0.1 NetBSD 6.0.1 (GENERIC) amd64. I
> was using a custom kernel with bge/brgphy, but thought for this test using
> generic would be best.
> media autoselect
> 22.214.171.124 netmask 0xffffff00 media autoselect
> media autoselect
> 10.0.0.7 netmask 0xffffff00 media autoselect
> bge1 always had its interface successfully configured. However, bge0
> failed with an ifconfig: SIOCSIFMEDIA: Invalid argument 343 times, but was
> successful 522 times (total of 865 clean boots).
> For media and mediaopts I did implicitly set those, but still ran into issues
> with bge0 failing iwth a SIOCSIFMEDIA. When the interface is in this state,
> you cannot even do a simple ifconfig bge0 126.96.36.199 to bring the interface
> up even by doing a ksh /etc/rc.d/network stop first. I believe that this
> is likely a serious bug. Originally I thought that this may be an autoneg
> issue with the switch, but simple ifconfigs are failing without a reboot.
> However, if I'm overlooking something that has changed between NetBSD 4.0.1
> and 6.x, please feel free to stick my nose in it.
Could you show me the full dmesg of the machine with BGE_DEBUG option?
SAITOH Masanobu (msaitoh%execsw.org@localhost
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