Re: 2.0.33 Problem - Network dies at random times

Herbert Xu (
Thu, 14 May 1998 22:02:29 +1000

In article <> you wrote:
> I have a dual-processor pII/266 that I have been having an odd problem with
> recently. This server functions as an FTP site, pushing around 30 megabits
> per second on average.
> After a random amount of time, the kernel will simply stop talking to the
> network.

> Doing an ifconfig up/down fixes the problem. Since I live an hour away
> from the site, it makes it pretty annoying when this happens at 3:00AM.

> I have seen this problem with both the 3COM 3c905 and DEC Tulip chip
> adapters.

Same problem here with WD80x3 on a 2.0.33 plus the IP frag (netsea) patch.
Never seen this with 2.0.32 and older.

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