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Date:      Tue, 22 Nov 2011 16:33:28 -0600
From:      Gary Gatten <>
To:        'Adam Vande More' <>, Kees Jan Koster <>
Cc:        Michael Sierchio <>, "" <>
Subject:   RE: Diagnosing packet loss
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I noticed the Ethernet flow control is enabled - or seems to be?  Perhaps D=
ISABLE Ethernet flow control (rxpause/txpause) in your box AND the switch.

From: Adam Vande More []
Sent: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 4:26 PM
To: Kees Jan Koster
Cc: Michael Sierchio; Gary Gatten;
Subject: Re: Diagnosing packet loss

On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 4:11 PM, Kees Jan Koster <<mailto=>> wrote:
[kjkoster@saffron ~]$ ifconfig bge0
bge0: flags=3D8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
       ether 00:e0:81:32:ed:b4
       inet netmask 0xfffffff8 broadcast
       inet netmask 0xffffffff broadcast
       media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex,flowcontrol,rxpau=
       status: active
[kjkoster@saffron ~]$ fgrep bge0 /etc/rc.conf
ifconfig_bge0=3D"inet netmask"
ifconfig_bge0_alias0=3D" netmask"

That broadcast address and netmask look wrong for sure.

Should I just change that to as well?

No, that is correct.  Leave your alias alone if you want it to continue to =

Adam Vande More

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