Hardware issues come to mind. Do you have a dmesg? SC
On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 9:27 AM, Dave Raven <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Hi all, > I have a FreeBSD 4.11 (I know its outdated but I don't have an > option) box which is behaving very weirdly. After about a day and a half it > starts to drop packets - about 6-10% of pings at least, and tcp traffic > becomes unreliable etc. > > I have swapped out the network cards, the cables etc and I don't have any > mbuf problems and all seems fine. For the first day the box works fine - > pinging, doing tcp traffic etc; and then suddenly it just stops. Rebooting > brings it all back to normal. > > Any ideas what could be causing this, and how I could go about diagnosing > it? As far as I know there are no known bugs for this. I'm using the em > driver, but not with SMP. There are no errors on the interface, and the em > debug_info and stats sysctl's don't show any problems - there is no > indication on the box itself that its dropping packets.. > > My thinking is that it must be box specific as a reboot solves the problem? > > Thanks in advance > Dave > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"