Re: usage of RealTek 8169 crashes my Linux system
From: Bernd Fuhrmann
Date: Mon Mar 29 2004 - 14:41:24 EST
Francois Romieu wrote:
Bernd Fuhrmann <silverbanana@xxxxxx> :
If you think one of these patches might fix it (please tell me the exact
patch number) I will apply and test it as soon as possible.
Please try any recent -mm.
nmi_watchdog and magic sysrq are your friends. Don't expect much from
Once you have applied -mm patch, you may apply the attached patch as well
to help debugging.
I wasn't (yet) able to apply your patch (there were some errors and I'm
not so firm about patching files manually). I don't have physical access
to that computer anyway right now. So I'm not able to see any messages
on it's console. But I applied the 2.6.5rc2-mm4 patch. Still the same
problem. Linux still crashes after a couple of MBytes have passed the r8169.
Thanks for your effort. Any other idea how to fix that problem (like
doing things that make r8169 stable while loosing performance)?
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