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Date:      Fri, 26 Aug 2011 20:53:18 -0700
From:      Devin Teske <>
To:        Noel <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <>
Subject:   Re: Broadcom BCM5780 Link-UP before auto-negotiation completes
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>
References:  <03f101cc636d$b01bd1a0$105374e0$> <>

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On Aug 25, 2011, at 3:39 PM, Noel wrote:

> On 8/25/2011 4:26 PM, Devin Teske wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I've got three different workstations each with a Broadcom Gigabit Ether=
net card
>> (slightly different models, but all running the bge(4) device driver) on
>> FreeBSD-8.1 RELEASE.
>> We've having a strange problem where each/every single reboot ends up in
>> dropping to single-user mode


>> Suggestions welcome.
> I've found this workaround useful with my bge cards:

I see that this solution has been added to HEAD, a little over 2 months ago=
 (but netwait rather than waitnetwork):

Thanks Noel for the tip!


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