Subject: Re: problems with nmbcluster (?)
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/07/2007 19:09:59
On Sun, Jan 07, 2007 at 05:44:48PM +0100, wrote:
> hello,
> I have some problems with the network. I have to restart my server 
> continuously, because after some days the server loses all connection to 
> the network. You cannot establish any connections or do any pings. You can 
> only restart the server. After the restart everything works fine for some 
> days.....
> I have tested some kernels (3.0, 3.1, current....) but always the same 
> effect occurs. On the server runs no special service. Only apache2 and 
> postgresql from the pkgsrc. I don't know why the problem only occurs at my 
> system. It is a dual i386/PIII with enabled IPv6 and an intel nic.
> I cannot give you more special hints. Only one output from 'netstat -mss' 
> after the connection was lost:
> 1441 mbufs in use:
>          1150 mbufs allocated to data
>          291 mbufs allocated to packet headers
> 132521 calls to protocol drain routines
> Can anyone give me a hint for a possible solution or workaround? The 
> continuous restarts are not longer possible. I have already exchanged the 
> complete hard- and software.

What does 'vmstat -m|grep mclpl' shows ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference