Red Hat errata kernels for test...

Jeff Garzik jgarzik at
Tue Jan 28 09:34:01 CST 2003

On Tue, Jan 28, 2003 at 08:47:41AM +1100, Norman Gaywood wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 11:11:50AM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > I have received permission to post the latest release candidate of
> > Red Hat's errata kernel.  It contains not only fixes for e1000 and tg3
> > net drivers, but also system-level fixes which may address the problems
> > users on this list were seeing.
> I know it's not your area but do you know if this kernel fixes any VM
> issues in bigmem kernels?
> I'm currently using the 2.4.20-2.9bigmem kernel from rawhide and although
> there still seems to be VM problems, they do not bring down the system.

It does not address this, AFAIK...  but that's not my area, either...

> Note I am also using the tg3 driver at 100M/bit in 2.4.20-2.9bigmem and
> have not had any lockups.

Great :)


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