[realtek] System hang with heavy network traffic using rtl8139c

Stephan Brauss sbrauss@optronic.ch
Thu Jun 27 14:02:34 2002


> I saw your patch in the archives, but got the impression that your crash
> did not lock up the entire system. Did you experience a total system
> lockup? In my case, there is no oops, no sysrq, just a complete system hang.
yes, the machine was completely dead. Rarely, I got an oops. As this problem
trashes memory management, the outcome is unpredictable, I think.

> Thank you for your suggestions. I will try them out and report the
> results to the list.