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Re: Problem with Dell PE2950 and 4.0

> On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 05:16:12PM +0200, Fredrik Carlsson wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have a problem with my Dell PE 2950 (Perc 5/i), after running for 6-10
>> days the machine goes into panic and complains about "panic: bnx0:
>> Double mbuf allocation failure!". The server was stable when running
>> 4.0_beta2 but after adding two disks and upgrading to 4.0_stable the
>> machine became unstable.
>> Any tips/suggestions on what could cause this behavior?
> You could try downgrading if_bnx.c to and see if it helps.
> netbsd-4 is currently at but I can't see how this pullup could
> cause this problem. Maybe your usage changed and something is eating
> more memory or using more network ressources than before ?
> What does sysctl kern.mbuf.nmbclusters say ?
> --
> Manuel Bouyer <>
>      NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
> --


kern.mbuf.nmbcluster = 8192, we tried to increase that in case that would
be the problem, maybe we should increate it even more?

I will try the downgrade and report back.

Fredrik carlsson

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