New 2.4.18-18 kernel doesn't fix lockups

Steve Mickeler steve at neptune.ca
Mon Nov 18 22:20:00 CST 2002


FWIW, I'm not having any probs with tg3 on our 2650's

Redhat 7.1 w/ 2.4.19 vanilla (non redhat) 2.4.19 kernel

[ifconfig]

eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:06:5B:3E:5B:CC
          RX packets:2147483647 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:2147483647 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
          Interrupt:28

eth1      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:06:5B:3E:5B:CD
          RX packets:124015802 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:260239424 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
          Interrupt:29

[uname]

Linux localhost 2.4.19 #1 SMP Thu Sep 12 13:14:41 EDT 2002 i686 unknown

[/var/log/messages]

Oct 26 23:22:37 localhost kernel: tg3.c:v0.99 (Jun 11, 2002)

[lspci]

03:06.0 Ethernet controller: BROADCOM Corporation: Unknown device 1645
(rev 15)
03:08.0 Ethernet controller: BROADCOM Corporation: Unknown device 1645
(rev 15)




On 18 Nov 2002, Christopher McCrory wrote:

> I added another 2650 from the same batch to the server farm this morning
> ( I was using it for testing before).  New, patched install of RH 7.3  (
> the others are 7.2).  My server type stuff (apache/php) was the same.
>
>
> RH7.2 seems to use bcm5700 , RH 7.3 uses tg3
>
> the tg3 crashed ~30 minutes later (load balancer FAILed it, no DNS load
> balancing here :).  I switched it from tg3 to bcm5700 and it has been
> running strong all day.


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