Random Network Drops on Realtek Interfaces (re)

Cassidy Larson alandaluz at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 02:43:41 UTC 2009

> Hmm, not yet. When you lost network connection on re can you still
> see incoming traffics from other hosts with tcpdump? Also would you
> check available mbuf with "netstat -m" when you think re is not
> respond to any request?

No incoming traffic found with tcpdump, just outgoing arp requests
from the local machine.

netstat -m output:
258/777/1035 mbufs in use (current/cache/total)
256/396/652/25600 mbuf clusters in use (current/cache/total/max)
256/384 mbuf+clusters out of packet secondary zone in use (current/cache)
0/35/35/12800 4k (page size) jumbo clusters in use (current/cache/total/max)
0/0/0/6400 9k jumbo clusters in use (current/cache/total/max)
0/0/0/3200 16k jumbo clusters in use (current/cache/total/max)
576K/1126K/1702K bytes allocated to network (current/cache/total)
0/0/0 requests for mbufs denied (mbufs/clusters/mbuf+clusters)
0/0/0 requests for jumbo clusters denied (4k/9k/16k)
0/0/0 sfbufs in use (current/peak/max)
0 requests for sfbufs denied
0 requests for sfbufs delayed
0 requests for I/O initiated by sendfile
0 calls to protocol drain routines


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