[ATA] and re(4) stability issues
Victor Balada Diaz
victor at bsdes.net
Thu Dec 11 00:10:47 PST 2008
On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 08:57:07AM +0100, Victor Balada Diaz wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 09:07:19PM +0900, Pyun YongHyeon wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 12:32:25PM +0100, Victor Balada Diaz wrote:
> > > Also i didn't see any problem with interfaces going up and down,
> > > but that usually happen after some hours of uptime, so i'll let
> > > you know if the error happens again.
> > >
> After writing to the HD with dd for a few hours and using
> stress -i 10 -d 10 the machine lost connectivity. I waited until
> today to be sure if the machine hung, paniced or just lost network
> connectivity. I don't have local access or serial access, so this
> is the only way i could do it. I've seen in the logs during the
> night various messages of:
> Dec 10 00:33:49 yac kernel: re0: watchdog timeout
> Dec 10 00:33:49 yac kernel: re0: link state changed to DOWN
> Dec 10 00:33:52 yac kernel: re0: link state changed to UP
> The interface never recovered and i wasn't able to ping the machine
> until i rebooted. Nagios was checking all the time and no recovery
> The netstat -i in daily scripts shows just one Oerrs. I'm used to
> have a lot of them, but seems this time the card didn't recover from
> the only one. I also want to say that this is not a regression, as
> it happened before with 7.1 -BETA 2 code.
> Is there anything more i can try?
Sorry it's too early in the morning and i thought today was 10
instead of 11. I don't even know the day i'm today.
Looking at today's log i see no link state changed messages
but i see this other messages that started happening more or
less at the same time i lost connectivity to the server:
Dec 10 18:20:32 yac kernel: re0: link state changed to DOWN
Dec 10 18:20:32 yac kernel: re0: PHY read failed
Sorry for the noise.
La prueba más fehaciente de que existe vida inteligente en otros
planetas, es que no han intentado contactar con nosotros.
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