Subject: Re: poor nfs error recovery
To: Robert Dobbs <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/14/1994 08:58:10
> I have an i386 machine with an old 8 bit 3c503 card; this card is lame
> enough that it produces a handful of "ring buffer overruns" under heavy
> network load.

I have an i386 with an NE2000 card.  It produces "ring buffer overflows"
on occasion, especially while tcpdump is running.  Sometimes, soon
after printing ring buffer overflow messages, the machine freezes up
so thoroughly that I can't even get into the kernel debugger with

--apb (Alan Barrett)