Subject: Re: Network Stalls in NetBSD-2.0_BETA/i386
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 08/23/2004 14:58:44
On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 03:20:55PM +0900, Curt Sampson wrote:
> I'm seeing a strange problem on my Asus K8V running a very recent
> NetBSD-2.0_BETA/i386 where, under certain weird circumstances, the
> networking will just "wedge" for a while; no packets appear to get in or
> out. This usually happens when I'm doing heavy data transfers, but only
> 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 :(

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference