tg3 still crashing in latest RH8.0 errata kernel?

Michael Redinger Michael.Redinger at uibk.ac.at
Mon Dec 30 11:21:01 CST 2002


I'm running the tg3 modules on 2 Testservers, but both don't have too much 
load. I'm running it for one week now, no problems so far.

Michael

On Mon, 30 Dec 2002, Eric Swenson wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I'm running a 4600 w/ 2.5GB ram, built-in bcm5700 gigE, etc with Redhat 8.0.  
> As one of the people who's new server kept crashing with the tg3 driver, I 
> was relieved when the latest rh8 errata kernel was released with a supposed 
> fix for it.  After installing and rebooting, I noticed that the bcm5700 
> module was replaced by tg3 again in my /etc/modules.conf.
> 
> Lo and behold, my server starts crashing again, under very light light, every 
> day and a half or so- exactly the same symptoms as before.  So, I replaced 
> the tg3 driver with the bcm5700 again and voila- no crashes since last 
> Thursday morning.
> 
> Has anyone else tried out the tg3 driver in the latest Redhat 8.0 errata 
> kernel?  Am I barking up the wrong tree?  Is there anything that I can do to 
> debug this while hopefully not letting my server crash every night?
> 
> Thanks all,
> Eric
> 
> uname -a
> Linux deathstar 2.4.18-19.8.0smp #1 SMP Thu Dec 12 04:36:25 EST 2002 i686 i686 
> i386 GNU/Linux
> 
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