[PATCH] if_sk(4) rx/tx "hangs"

Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb-lists at lists.zabbadoz.net
Tue Nov 16 19:00:10 GMT 2004

On Mon, 15 Nov 2004, David Kleiner wrote:


> Here is what I get when trying to load up the if_sk.ko module:
> Nov 15 15:31:58 macropus kernel: sk0: no memory for jumbo buffers!
> Nov 15 15:31:58 macropus kernel: sk0: jumbo buffer allocation failed
> Nov 15 15:31:58 macropus kernel: device_attach: sk0 attach returned 12

I had seen this too some weeks ago when loading and unloading the
if_sk.ko repeatedly but I haven't been able to reproduce afterwards.

> This is an Asus "A8V Deluxe (v. 2.0) K8T800 No-WiFi/A" and 6.0-CURRENT
> built on Sat Nov 13 12:08:59 PST 2004.
> I also had it crashed while running a 700MB bittorrent transfer (stock
> py-bittorrent) but did not get a crash dump.  The stack trace pointed
> at problem with networking and calling "panic" at the db> prompt
> wedged it solid.

you may perhaps want to update to lastest version which adds some
locking in the jumbo buffer memory functions. This should hopefully
help you.

Bjoern A. Zeeb				bzeeb at Zabbadoz dot NeT

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