Subject: 1.0pl6 3c509 Network Hangs
To: Rens Troost <>
From: Daniel Carosone <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/02/1995 09:30:20
Rens Troost writes:
 > I'm running 1.0 with the patches on a 486/66 Adaptec AHA-1520 with
 > a 3c509 ethernet card. AFter working OK for a while, the ethernet
 > will inevitably hang, crippling the machine. It seems to happen
 > faster with NFS. In addition, transmit behavior seems pretty 
 > bursty.
 > I seem to recall something about dropping in the ethernet driver
 > from the current distribution....has anyone had this problem? 
 > Know a fix?

I had this problem installing a new machine, a workaround that seemed
effective was to limit the NFS read/write sizes to 1024.