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SubjectRe: [bisected regression] Partial breakage of forcedeth driver
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On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 4:10 PM, walt <w41ter@gmail.com> wrote:
> commit 3326c784c9f492e988617d93f647ae0cfd4c8d09
> Author: Jiri Pirko <jpirko@>
> Date:   Wed Jul 20 04:54:38 2011 +0000
>
>    forcedeth: do vlan cleanup
>
>    - unify vlan and nonvlan rx path
>    - kill np->vlangrp and nv_vlan_rx_register
>    - allow to turn on/off rx vlan accel via ethtool (set_features)
>
>    Signed-off-by: Jiri Pirko <jpirko@>
>    Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@>
>
> This commit causes networking trouble for my nForce-based motherboard.
> (Details happily supplied if needed.)
>
> I say 'partial' breakage because networking is not completely dead,
> just limping very slowly :)
>
> The simplest test is to ping any host (in my LAN or on the internet,
> makes no difference).  The replies to my ping come at very irregular
> intervals, ranging from normal to 5-10 seconds or so, seemingly at
> random AFAICT.

I'm seeing this too. Ping responses phase in and out every 10 seconds or so.

Jiri, any thoughts?

thanks
-john
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