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Date:      Mon, 5 Jan 2004 23:37:18 -0400 (AST)
From:      "Marc G. Fournier" <scrappy@hub.org>
To:        Sreekanth <sreekanth@redlinenetworks.com>
Cc:        freebsd-net@freebsd.org
Subject:   RE: Odd behaviour on em0 device in -stable ... I think ...
Message-ID:  <20040105233630.U28998@ganymede.hub.org>
In-Reply-To: <000001c3d3c6$d546d400$ae28a8c0@SREELAPTOP>
References:  <000001c3d3c6$d546d400$ae28a8c0@SREELAPTOP>

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On Mon, 5 Jan 2004, Sreekanth wrote:

> The "Link is up" message can be explained by the fact the device is
> reset everytime an alias is added or removed.Network hanging is
> explained by the spanning tree protocol working(It prevents the port
> from going into Forward state for around 20 seconds)

is there  a reason why the em driver does this, and the fxp doesn't?  or,
at least, why the em driver takes longer?  it only appears to be the
server with em devices that does it ...


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