[eepro100] eepro100 "no resources" lockup under 2.3-pre99 load

Patrick McManus mcmanus@appliedtheory.com
Tue, 13 Jun 2000 13:26:20 -0400 (EDT)

In a previous episode Patrick McManus said...
:: Folks,
:: I've got an eepro100 that will lock up it's interface under heavy
:: load.. (in this case that's about 75Mbps on a 2 CPU 650Mhz PIII system
:: with the cpu mostly eaten).. this is a 2.3.99-pre5 kernel. I've tried
:: both whatever is distributed with 2.3.99-pre5 (I forget the version)
:: and 1.09j-t rev 33 (eepro100.c.R1.33) from andrey's page.

to elaborate:

there's some free memory, plenty of swapspace and no swapping going

but there is a lot of I/O to a single scsi drive..