Subject: Re: ti0: mbuf allocation failed -- packet dropped!
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Markus W Kilbinger <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/29/2002 15:33:05
>>>>> "Manuel" == Manuel Bouyer <> writes:

    >> Is this a 'ti' specific problem, then?

    Manuel> Not sure. It can't allocate a mbuf, I suspect because
    Manuel> there are already too much allocated. But it may be
    Manuel> something else eating the mbufs. [...]

    >> > Does anybody else see these messages?
    >> Really nobody?

    Manuel> Well, my machine with a tigon is still running 1.5.2+,
    Manuel> because of NFS server bugs in 1.6 ...

Hmm, serious ones? (Which PR?). Maybe, these problems correlate?

    >> Usefull things could be vmstat -m (make sure your kernel is
    >> compiled with options KMEMSTAT), and netstat -m.

    Manuel> Hum, sorry I just realised you already anserwed this. Can
    Manuel> you try to get it core dump at this point ? Go to debugger
    Manuel> (make sure to have 'options DDB' compiled in) and then
    Manuel> reboot(0x108)

Ok, now, after the 7th hang up, I have a DDB kernel running. But: The
system is completely software raid based (even swap)! Can I make a
core dump in this situation?