do you double-check the internal por assignement? How many switchs has that blade1 or 2?
You can try running a linux live-cd or maybe Windows to discard a FreeBSD trouble with the nic. does Freebsd detects 1 or 2 nics, and how many does the blade have? On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 10:49 AM, Brian McCann <bjmcc...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 8:18 AM, H.Fazaeli <faza...@sepehrs.com> wrote: > > what type of blade switch you are using? > > Are you using HS21 onboard ports or an expansion card? > > > > Make sure the corresponding internal ports of > > the blade switch are at 'no shutdown' state. > > > > > > Brian McCann wrote: > >> > >> I'm having problems with the bce interface on a FreeBSD 7.2 install, > using > >> an IBM BladeCenter HS21 machine. The machine uses the NetXtreme II > card. > >> The really strange thing here is, the switch shows a link, but the card > >> shows no carrier in the setup. It started working for a few seconds at > >> one > >> point when I reset the switch (at least, I think that's what I did), and > >> it > >> detected 1000BaseSX as the media and showed a status of active, but > >> promptly > >> went away. If I try setting the media type manually, that doesn't > appear > >> to > >> work. > >> Has anyone seen this or have any ideas? > >> Thanks! > >> --Brian > >> > >> > > > > -- > > > > Best regards. > > Hooman Fazaeli > > > > > > > > > > > > Yes, I'm using an HS21 onbaord card...the Broadcom. The internal > ports show a link (using the Nortel manager...it's got a the Nortel > L3-7 switch in it). > > I found http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=118238 last > night...it looks like that change was never commited by anyone...I'm > working on recompiling that into 7.1 now and plan on trying it once > it's done. I'll post the results up here (and to freebsd-net as well > if it works). > > I'm really hoping that works...since I really would like to avoid > installing VMWare ESXi on 14 blades just to run 1 VM in each of them > and loose performance. I'll keep y'all posted. > > --Brian > > -- > _-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_ > Brian McCann > > "I don't have to take this abuse from you -- I've got hundreds of > people waiting to abuse me." > -- Bill Murray, "Ghostbusters" > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > -- mmm, interesante..... _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"