comp.unix.bsd.freebsd is not widely propagated, so you won't
necessarily get much help here (in comp.unix.bsd.freebsd).
See http://www.freebsd.org/support.html for better ideas...
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> After a moment of network inactivity, my network goes down. Unable to
> ping FreeBSD systems without rebooting the whole machines and switch.
Does bringing the *interface* down and back up help?
Quote:> I use eepro100 ethernet interfaces, the same as Nokia uses into their
> firewalls. Because of that, I am surprised to have network outages so
> often ;-)
Well, yes, but they probably stick with production-quality releases of
the operating system.
Quote:> Without apmd around, could you gime your ideas?
apmd isn't likely to be relevant. Having apm in the kernel could be;
if you aren't using it, remove it completely (not just disabled,
Quote:> I believe, there is a timeout somewhere???
I have no idea what you mean, but I don't think there's any programmed
timeout that would affect this.