Subject: Re: /netbsd: ex1: uplistptr was 0
To: Erik Rungi <email@example.com>
From: Matthias Drochner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/25/1999 18:30:45
> > Did you succeed in increasing the receive ring?
> Modifying source parameters on critical machines scares me
OK, I agree that such a change must be well tested.
> I still can though, if you think it will help.
If the interface is simply overloaded by some bursts,
it is likely to help.
If it happend with any of your cards if it is exposed to
the load, it is less likely to be an interrupt sharing issue.
> The problem seems to be on transmit (ex1) only. The ex2 card is receiving
> only, and the ex1 card is transmitting only.
That's strange. The card gets a receive overrun. Are you
sure there is nothing coming in?