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SubjectRe: Update on e1000 troubles (over-heating!)


On Sat, 5 Oct 2002, Andre Hedrick wrote:

>
> I have a pair of Compaq e1000's which have never overheated, and I use
> them for heavy duty iSCSI testing and designing of drivers. These are
> massive 66/64 cards but still nothing like what you are reporting.
>
> I will look some more at the issue soon.
>

It seems like the prerequisite to reproduce it is you beat the NIC heavily
with a lot of packets/sec and then run it at that sustained rate for at
least 30 minutes. isci would tend to use MTU sized packets which will
not be that effective.

cheers,
jamal




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