Re: fix for too many loops in net_bh

Alan Cox (
Thu, 20 Mar 1997 21:39:59 +0000 (GMT)

> A machine with multiple fast ethernet interfaces can trip the error
> below when it should not. Changing nit to a larger value fixes the
> problem.

Well possibly it should. The 3001 is way too high however. The point of this
is that a slow box under massive network load should drop packets in
preference to stalling under the load. Looks like 300 is a bit low for some

Pick a number..