High load - lost network
koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 11 00:02:35 PST 2008
On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 09:00:18AM +0100, Christer Solskogen wrote:
> Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> > I'm not really sure anyone will know how to fix this. Sometimes a BIOS
> > upgrade can fix such things, other times motherboard replacements are in
> > order.
> I'll check the BIOS and see if I could do something with it.
> If I enable POLLING, could that fix the problem?
Simply put: I don't know. Based on the polling(4) man page, it might
improve things for you, but your ATA high interrupt rate problem will
still exist even if you use polling(4).
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