New Kernel with Dell PE2950

D Hill d.hill at
Wed Jun 4 18:06:24 UTC 2008

On Wed, 4 Jun 2008 at 18:44 +0100, catalin at confabulated:

> BTW....bce/bge drivers has known issues that leads to 'watchdog timeout'
> NIC reset.
> I have same some 6-8 servers with your hardware configuration and we
> have ordered them with Intel Gigabit cards especially to avoid above
> issue.
> Use bce/bge NICs for low traffic interfaces if possible.

How can I see what you are referring to with the bge interfaces? We have a 
PE6850 that has two bge interfaces. The server's roll is a spam filter 
server and processes close to 6.5 million messages per day.

However, I don't have the watchdog daemon running.

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