kern/42216: simultaneous multiple server network failure

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Jul 14 03:37:39 PDT 2003

Synopsis: simultaneous multiple server network failure

State-Changed-From-To: open->patched
State-Changed-By: kris
State-Changed-When: Mon Jul 14 03:34:21 PDT 2003
This is likely to be caused by an fxp card's packet buffer
filling while the system is unable to process them, causing
the card to go into a loop transmitting ethernet quench
packets and flooding the ethernet segment.  See

for a description of the problem and the code committed to 5.1.

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