[netdrivers] RE: starfire.c

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Thu Sep 18 13:14:47 2003

On Thu, 18 Sep 2003, dan wrote:

> I am able to connect to any host on my local network and internet, no
> problems there, but whenever it has to transfer more than a few
> 100kbytes, it stalls the connection (almost like a buffer overrun).
> Aborting that connecting and retrying does the same thing, so it's not
> like the network card totally dies, just that connection dies.
> ... I can
> let the machine ping a host all day, I would not receive a single
> timeout, nor does ifconfig show any errors at all.

What does /proc/net/dev report about error counts?

Are you getting any messages in the kernel log?

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