[eepro100] eepro and nfs file handle

Traylen, SM (Steve) S.M.Traylen@rl.ac.uk
Thu Nov 7 16:33:02 2002

On Thu, 7 Nov 2002, Traylen, SM (Steve)  wrote:

>  > >> >>  I have a problem which I have after a lot if investigation
> > >> >>  have narrowed down to the combination of eepro100 cards
> > >> >>  and particular group of boxes I have. 
> Now dmesg shows.
>> pci-scan.c:v1.10 7/13/2002  Donald Becker <becker@scyld.com>
>> http://www.scyld.com/linux/drivers.html
>> eepro100.c:v1.25 8/27/2002 Donald Becker <becker@scyld.com>
>>   http://www.scyld.com/network/eepro100.html
>> eth0: Intel i82559 rev 8 at 0xe009d000, 00:02:B3:1D:2F:27, IRQ 19.
>>   Board assembly 721383-016, Physical connectors present: RJ45

>A plug-in 82559 card.

>> This was after I removed the sleep mode bit as well
>> # eepro100-diag -G 0 -w -w -f

>That's frequently the source of problems.

>> so now I have
>> [root@gppce06 /root]# ./eepro100-diag -f -ee

>(No sleep mode reported.)

>Note that you must *cold* power cycle the machine for this to take
>That means unplugging it, otherwise the board remains partially powered
>so that Wake-On-LAN works.

Tomorrow, I am at home now.

>> Unfortunately the nfs is still hanging after running certain commands
>> within the nfs mount though.

>Check for errors in /proc/net/dev  -- do not rely on the output of
>'ifconfig' or 'netstat' which summarize only some of the error types.

/proc/net/dev all looks fairly healthy, on eth0 there have been a number
of bytes and packets recieved and transmitted. Everything else is zero

This is on a box with both /tmp/mnt and /tmp/mnt1 hung.

Steve Traylen