josh4trunks wrote:Hey guys, I added a PCI NIC onto my FreeNAS8.2Beta3 (FreeBSD 8.2) box. I configured the onboard NIC to use DHCP, it ([FILE]re0[/FILE]) has an ip of 192.168.1.4, and I also assosiate a second IP to the onboard NIC, 192.168.1.30 (jail IP). I configured the PCI NIC to use DHCP, it ([FILE]em0[/FILE]) has an IP of 192.168.1.12. I have both NICs connected to an unmanaged switch. Everything seems to work perfectly and I can ping both NICs just fine.
The problems comes in when I use my PCI NIC for NFS or [FILE]iscsi[/FILE], I can usually connect to NFS or [FILE]iscsi[/FILE] for a few seconds / minutes on the 192.168.1.12 address but it always stops responding. At which point I can't ping 192.168.1.12 from anywhere on my network (except from being ssh'ed into the box using the 192.168.1.4 IP). I don't see anything in [FILE]syslog[/FILE] (using FreeNAS console). A local [FILE]ifconfig[/FILE] makes it seem like the interface is still working perfectly fine. I can get the interface to work again using [FILE]ifconfig em0 down[/FILE] and [FILE]ifconfig em0 up[/FILE] but using [FILE]iscsi[/FILE] or NFS makes the IP unreachable once again. [FILE]iscsi[/FILE] and NFS work perfectly ok using my 192.168.1.4 IP.
Not sure if it's the card's fault (link below), the switch's fault, or if I configured something wrongly. Thanks for the help!
em0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
inet 192.168.1.12 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.1.255
media: Ethernet autoselect (1000baseT <full-duplex>)
em0@pci0:6:1:0: class=0x020000 card=0x13768086 chip=0x107c8086 rev=0x05 hdr=0x00
vendor = 'Intel Corporation'
device = 'Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Copper) rev 5 (82541PI)'
class = network
subclass = ethernet
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