Bug#579496: virtio_net loses outbound connectivity
On 28/04/2010 04:04, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 2.6.26-21lenny4
> Severity: normal
> On some of my systems, some time after boot (from about 1 to 8 days)
> the kernel stops emitting packets (?).
It is related to #576838 ?
> Using tcpdump on eth0 on the
> guest I could see incoming ARP requests from the host but no answers.
> No errors have been logged by the kernel and removing and loading again
> virtio_net fixed the issue.
> I experienced this bug 4 times, three on a system running 2.6.26-2-amd64
> and one on another system running 2.6.26-2-openvz-amd64.
> I have over 100 guests running the same kernels (some also running the
> same services of the affected ones) but so far I have seen this only on
> these two recently installed systems.
> I can't see how this could be related but all the affected systems use
> AMD CPUs, while most other systems use Intel CPUs.
> The hosts are running RHEL5 (kernel 2.6.18-194.el5).
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