network interface zombies randomly [was Re: interface dies under network load on SMP machines]
Fri Aug 28 18:12:09 1998
Reply to mail from Al Youngwerth about network interface zombies randomly [was Re: interface diesunder network load on SMP machines]
> I've been seeing a similar but slightly different problem, every now and
> then I'll have a tulip interface that becomes "bursty". Under this
> condition, if you ping the card, you'll see no traffic for 5 seconds and
> then all at once you'll get 5 replies, no packets for 5 seconds, 5 replies
> at once, etc.
> Linux 2.0.31, tulip 0.89K, Lite-on PNIC
> An ifconfig up/down fixes the problem.
I haven't seen this yet. I have only seen the card flat out go silent.
It doesn't seem to matter a bit what the traffic level is.
I've a different problem I'm working on at the moment that's a tad more
pressing, I'll be back to the tulip driver shortly.
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