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Date:      Wed, 27 Sep 2006 11:26:54 -0400
From:      "Marty Landman" <martster@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: intermittent boot problem
Message-ID:  <70063950609270826l35f7d310s63417deaf268060a@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <70063950609270820p4f104d71gae306bdf3de98ddb@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <70063950609270820p4f104d71gae306bdf3de98ddb@mail.gmail.com>

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Sorry there's a bit more info available for my problem:

$ dmesg | grep dc0
dc0: <82c169 PNIC 10/100BaseTX> port 0x1400-0x14ff mem 0x40900000-0x409000ff
irq 11 at device 4.0 on pci0
miibus0: <MII bus> on dc0
dc0: Ethernet address: 00:a0:cc:40:3e:9b
dc0: if_start running deferred for Giant
dc0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> at port 0x64,0x60 on isa0
atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> irq 1 on atkbdc0
fdc0: <Enhanced floppy controller> at port 0x3f0-0x3f5 irq 6 drq 2 on isa0
fdc0: [FAST]
fd0: <1440-KB 3.5" drive> on fdc0 drive 0
dc0: failed to force tx and rx to idle state
dc0: failed to force tx and rx to idle state
dc0: failed to force tx and rx to idle state
$


On 9/27/06, Marty Landman <martster@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I've got a new FBSD 5.3 release install on an old Compaq pII-233 w/ 128M
> ram. What I get when the boot fails is
>
> "tx underrun -- using store and forward mode"
>
> repeating infinitely.
>
> Now that a reboot has succeeded here's what dmesg shows for dc0:
>
> dc0: <82c169 PNIC 10/100BaseTX> port 0x1400-0x14ff mem
> 0x40900000-0x409000ff irq 11 at device 4.0 on pci0
> miibus0: <MII bus> on dc0
> lxtphy0: <LXT970 10/100 media interface> on miibus0
> lxtphy0:  100baseFX, 100baseFX-FDX, 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX,
> 100baseTX-FDX, auto
> dc0: Ethernet address: 00:a0:cc:40:3e:9b
> dc0: if_start running deferred for Giant
> dc0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
>
>
> Any idea on what is going wrong and how I can fix it?
>
>
> Marty
>
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