E4500 with 24GB RAM
hrs at FreeBSD.org
Sat Jun 11 06:44:25 GMT 2005
Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> wrote
in <20050610211239.GA59402 at xor.obsecurity.org>:
kr> I wonder if it's disk related. I tried to check out a ports tree on
kr> this machine and it hung in a few seconds (although this was also
kr> checking out using the network via nfs).
I do not know why but the freeze occurs only when displaying "invalid
packet size xxx; dropping". When I tried "vmstat 1" on the serial
console and fetching a large file via ftp at the same time
with 12GB RAM configuration, the freeze did not occur.
Once "hme0: too may errors; not reporting any more" is displayed,
the box seems to work fine and I can check out the ports tree via NFS
I tried to comment out the HME_WHINE line of hme_read() in if_hme.c,
and it seems to make the box work fine so far.
Kris, could you try again? I think this is not a disk problem.
| Hiroki SATO
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