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SubjectRe: [PATCH] RTL 8139 oops cured

Hi,

On Sun, 15 Oct 2000 tori@tellus.mine.nu wrote:

[...snip...]
> What happens if you try the following patch instead? The original
> out-of-memory behaviour seems a bit bogus to me. This patch is untested,
> but should work.

I applied this patch and the box didn't reboot or hang during my simple
ftp tests :) , (but I will keep testing). But I do get these messages in
the logs, here is a sampling:

eth0: Negative packet size received (fffffffc).s
eth0: Negative packet size received (fffffffc).s
eth0: Negative packet size received (fffffffc).s
eth0: Negative packet size received (fffffffe).s
eth0: Negative packet size received (fffffffc).
eth0: Negative packet size received (fffffffc).
eth0: Abnormal interrupt, status 00000050.
eth0: Abnormal interrupt, status 00000020.
eth0: Abnormal interrupt, status 00000011.
eth0: Abnormal interrupt, status 00000010.
eth0: Abnormal interrupt, status 00000020.
eth0: Abnormal interrupt, status 00000011.

eth0: Memory squeeze, dropping packet.
__alloc_pages: 5-order allocation failed.
eth0: Memory squeeze, dropping packet.
__alloc_pages: 5-order allocation failed.
eth0: Memory squeeze, dropping packet.
__alloc_pages: 5-order allocation failed.
eth0: Memory squeeze, dropping packet.
__alloc_pages: 5-order allocation failed.
eth0: Memory squeeze, dropping packet.
__alloc_pages: 5-order allocation failed.
eth0: Memory squeeze, dropping packet.
__alloc_pages: 5-order allocation failed.
eth0: Memory squeeze, dropping packet.

eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:48:54:63:98:D9
inet addr:34.34.36.1 Bcast:34.34.36.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:3322792 errors:6071 dropped:13316 overruns:3380
frame:6451
TX packets:3045504 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
Interrupt:10 Base address:0x6000

[...snip...]

> /Tobias

shane

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