EM stability

Barry Boes barry.boes at acciodata.com
Fri Nov 10 22:29:47 UTC 2006

Luck ran out.  Hard "must press the reset button" hang.  No console
messages.   The system was idle at the time.
   Is there anything you'd like me to do to attempt to narrow down the
problem or get debugging output?  I do not know if the freeze was
related to em or something else.


Barry Boes writes:
 > So far so good.  I updated to the latest, including jfv's revision
 > from this AM.
 > With the 6.1 ISO distribution, I would get watchdogs within seconds of
 > starting a file transfer (except giant locked which worked fine).
 > With RELENG_6 I've transfered 100's of GB via ftp and NFS over both
 > ethernet ports and no problems yet.
 > Thanks for all the hard work!
 > Barry
 > Gleb Smirnoff writes:
 >  >   Hello Barry,
 >  > 
 >  > On Fri, Nov 10, 2006 at 08:56:30AM -0600, Barry Boes wrote:
 >  > B>    I see you listed on the EM stability issues list.  I have a Tyan
 >  > B> H1000S with dual em ports on 6.1, and it won't stay up 5 minutes
 >  > B> without EM watchdog resets unless I use giant locks.
 >  > B>    Is there any way you'd like me to help you with testing the updated
 >  > B> drivers?
 >  > 
 >  > Yes, please upgrade to the latemost RELENG_6 via cvsup, build a new
 >  > kernel and report whether the problem is fixed or not.
 >  > 
 >  > You see, I have added a o lot of people and two mailing lists to Cc.
 >  > Please do not remove them, when replying. Thanks!
 >  > 
 >  > -- 
 >  > Totus tuus, Glebius.

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