Network sort of stops working with the em (intel) driver under load.

mark rowlands rowlands.mark at
Tue Jun 1 05:59:01 UTC 2010

On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 9:30 PM, mark rowlands <rowlands.mark at> wrote:
> Newly built and cvsupped system,with GENERIC kernel,  when copying
> large amounts of data over a gigabit link via scp  the network  will
> hang after a couple of gig.  I can then no longer login via ssh. If I
> leave it be, after about 12-24 hours I can then login again. (A reboot
> of course fixes the issue immediately...) .


I can now confirm that a similar copy to the vr card does not cause
the same problem... so it would appear
more likely that it might be an em related problem.

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