Subject: Re: Network Stalls in NetBSD-2.0_BETA/i386
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Jonathan Stone <>
List: tech-net
Date: 08/23/2004 12:35:39
In message <>,
Manuel Bouyer writes:

>On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 03:20:55PM +0900, Curt Sampson wrote:

[network stallage with certain traffic patterns...]

>> certain ones (e.g., serving out a NetBSD release via FTP, or displaying
>> Mozilla from a remote box via an ssh tunneled X session). I've tried two
>> different network cards (sk and bge) and they both do it.
>> I can't find a PR that mentions this. Is this just me, or is there some
>> real problem here?
>For sk(4) it's a known problem, and nobody seems to have a solution yet :(

I certainly havent seen it with bges, and I've slurped down and
NFS-served recent NetBSD snapshots on multiple bge chips.
Which bge chipset (as identified in e.g., dmesg), which board vendor,
and was checksum offload enabled or disabled?