Device polling heavy traffic
mikej at rogers.com
Mon Dec 26 17:15:27 PST 2005
Mihai Tanasescu wrote:
> The problem:
> If I ping this machine or anything that is routed through it I get
> response times of 10-15-30 ms and once in 30 seconds a packet is lost.
> If I disable kernel.polling.enable then I get response times of 1-2-3
> ms but I also get a lot of interrupts and a kernel panic after about
> 20 min.
You should not be getting a panic, unless you have bad hardware. Can you
provide more details of the panic? Also, provide the version of freebsd,
any custom kernel configuration, and attach output of dmesg.
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