Subject: Re: /netbsd: ex1: uplistptr was 0
To: None <M.Drochner@fz-juelich.de>
From: Erik Rungi <email@example.com>
Date: 09/26/1999 15:16:12
On Sat, 25 Sep 1999, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org said:
> > > 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.
> [interrupt sharing]
> 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?
You're right, I have the two cards backwards.
doug# netstat -I ex1 -ni
Name Mtu Network Address Ipkts Ierrs Opkts Oerrs Colls
ex1 1500 <Link> 00:50:04:3e:93:8c 37121748 31556 170829 12932 10312
ex2 1500 <Link> 00:50:04:3e:93:d7 24199 0 34833725 2893 2066
ex1 sees about 200-400 pps coming in and mayb be 10 packets per minute