DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2008-03
Re: bge0 watchdog timeout
On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 6:48 PM, Jost Tobias Springenberg
> Hi there,
> after playing around with dragonfly for quite some weeks I decided
> it is time to set uo a production environment and I remembered an old IBM eServer 325
> that I could use for this purpose.
> Installing and compiling a SMP kernel worked flawlessly however there is one major bug:
> The machine has two bge cards bge0 and bge1 the latter works fine but the first
Mmm, are two bge same?
Have you tried polling?
try setting hw.bge0.tx_coal_ticks to 400 without polling enabled.
Default value _may_ be too big for certain bge chips.
> always gives watchdog timeouts.
> This happens regardless of wheather I am running a UP or SMP kernel.
> Turnig off APIC_IO while using an SMP kernel also made no difference.
> Any ideas to why this might be happening ?
> Machines are down for maintenance and I have not yet grabbed a full dmesg,
> sorry for that.
> Jost Tobias Springenberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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