Bug#281819: Network hangs under load (D-Link DGE-550T w/ deb kernels 2.4.27 & 2.6.8)
reassign 281819 linux-2.6
On Wed, Nov 17, 2004 at 10:10:23PM +0000, Apop toz wrote:
> Package: kernel
> Severity: normal
> I am testing the implementation of traffic shaper based around a
> Linux/Debian system (dmesg dump follows below).
> If I storm a d-link card with a comand such as:
> for i in `seq 1 10` ; do (ping -f gateway -s 1400 & );done
> for i in `seq 1 10` ; do (ping -f gateway & );done
> After a couple of seconds the network hangs and the following error is
> eth0: HostError! IntStatus 0002
> I have to ifdown eth0 ; ifup eth0 to regain conectivity.
> The same symptoms occur with the kernels 2.6.8-1-386 and
> 2.6.8-1-686-smp, except that the error printed (repeatadly) is:
> localhost kernel: eth0: Tx timed out (0000), is buffer full?
> Again, I have to restart the interface to gain connectivity. Changing
> the connection speed by setting module parameters had no effect on this
> Using the 100 baseT via network card produced no problems. Also, using a
> different system (Dell PowerEdge) with a e1000 produced no problems.
Does this error still occur with more recent kernel versions?
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