Major IP storm on fxp

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Fri May 16 10:45:11 PDT 2003

Gabriel Tataranu wrote:
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> When the Intel nic (onboard) and drives are used in the same time (like a 
> heavy rsync) the system locks and generate MAJOR Ip storms - so bad that the 
> switch locks as well. Running the same thing on 3Com board is fine.
> During the process the keyboard is unresponsive and there is no sign of kernel 
> panic or error messages, but  the HDD light is solid red.

Sounds like a hardware conflict to me-- what IRQs are the various system 
devices getting?  Maybe try moving the Adaptec card to another PCI slot.


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