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Re: BNX Double Buffer Allocation

On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 04:03:48PM -0500, David Dudley wrote:
> The system compiled with no problem, however when I start the system
> with 2 network interfaces connected (bnx0 & bnx1), I get "WARNING:
> mclpool limit reached; increase NMBCLUSTERS", and both network
> interfaces stop.  I don't get a panic, just the network connections
> won't pass data any more.

I have seen this on our NAT at work as well.  bumping NMBCLUSTERS has
helped, but what I don't understand is why the network gets completely
wedged.  why can't it recover by dropping packets and reclaiming mbufs?

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |

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