RedHat 7.1 2450 server Nic card problems
jason at rtfmconsult.com
Wed Jan 15 00:09:00 CST 2003
On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, Jim Hribnak wrote:
> We have a Dell 2450 server with 2 PCI Nics, and one onboard NIC all are Intel EEPro100 cards. We are running RedHat 7.1 and whent he server gets loaded the Network cards fall off the network with a Transmit Timeout Error and the server must be rebooted to get the cards back online.
> Anyone else seeing this problem? I tred the latest eepro100 driver from www.sycld.com as well as the driver (e100) from Intel with the same results.
what is the intel driver you are running ? what kernel version are you running?
> Are there any better NIC cards that can handle a heavily hit web server?
how heavily hit is it ? we have 2450 servers here which handle 100Mbit throughput
on a 24/7 basis and haven't hit this problem yet. however we have only run
redhat 7.0, 7.2 and 7.3 on them, not 7.1.
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