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 From:  Don Munyak <don dot munyak at gmail dot com>
 To:  Michael Dale <mdale at dalegroup dot net>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] More problems with FreeBSD 5.3
 Date:  Thu, 14 Apr 2005 15:45:28 -0400
I changed out the NIC's on my box as well.
I was using Netgear FA310Tx
Now I am using DLink DFE-530TX+
The same issue is no longer an issue :)

- Don

On 4/3/05, Don Munyak <don dot munyak at gmail dot com> wrote:
> What was the original card used?
> 
> I have seen the same error with my home setup:
> m0n0wall ver  1.2b7 running temporarily from cdrom
> box is Hp Brio Celeron 500 Mhz / 64mb ram
> (2) Netgear FA310tx cards
> 
> I did not see this error under ver 1.11
> 
> from the console screen
> dc1: failed to force tx and rx to idle state
> 
> dc1: flags=108843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
>         options=8<VLAN_MTU>
>         inet6 fe80::2a0:ccff:fe59:2c24%dc1 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x2
>         inet aa.241.144.94 netmask 0xfffff800 broadcast aa.241.151.255
>         ether 00:a0:cc:59:2c:24
>         media: Ethernet autoselect (10baseT/UTP)
>         status: active
> 
> dc1 is the WAN interface.
> 
> - Don
> 
> On Apr 2, 2005 11:55 PM, Michael Dale <mdale at dalegroup dot net> wrote:
> > I am running on a 100mbit HUB (not switch) and when I copy large amounts
> > of data between computers (not to or from the m0n0wall box) the network
> > card in the m0n0wall box locks up. About 15seconds later it starts
> > working again and then it dies. This keeps happening while I am copying
> > files.
> >
> > The error logs show this:
> > kernel: dc0: failed to force tx and rx to idle state
> >
> > So anyway I changed the network card to a realtek one and the problem
> > has gone away.
> >
> > I did some research and it is meant to be  a problem on some network
> > cards under freebsd 5.
> >
> > Just letting people know.
> >
> > --
> > Michael Dale
> > mdale at dalegroup dot net
> >
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