[PC-BSD Testing] System crash (nov4 build) when re-enabling network card for static IP

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Tue Nov 6 06:11:59 PST 2007


Try this:

/etc/rc.d/netif restart

Does that work? If this crashes the system, we'll need to let the FBSD 
guys know so they can get a fix implemented.



-- 

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
http://www.pcbsd.com


Jeff Colter wrote:
> I was testing the latest build (Nov4 1.4.1-devel) and wanted to change the
> network from DHCP to static.
> 
> I changed the settings in the network config box but the browser could not
> find the DNS even though they were correctly listed.  I could contact the
> router and ping IP addresses.
> 
> I disabled the network adapter card and when re-enabling it the mouse froze
> and the system rebooted itself after 10 seconds.
> 
> After bringing the system back up everything was fine, running on a static
> IP.
> 
> Seems there needs to be a way to flush the DNS cache and reset the network
> card without rebooting or certainly without crashing.
> 
> Network card: Broadcom BCM5750 on DELL Power Edge SC420
> 
> ...Jeff
> 
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