Bug#617635: Network connection drops under heavy load (tg3 driver)
> Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> > David A. Parker wrote:
> >> Adding 'idle=mwait' solved the problem (tested with 2.6.38-2-
> > This means amd_e400_idle is buggy, I guess.
> > I don't see any obvious fixes upstream, but since it's been a while,
> > it would be useful to check a more current kernel.
> Please test a
> > 3.1.y kernel from unstable
> Did you get a chance to try this? The only packages from outside
> squeeze that should be needed aside from the kernel itself are
> linux-base and initramfs-tools.
It's been a while since I had the chnace to work on this, so I will try it again soon. I believe I attempted these steps before, but getting the packages from sid was more problematic than it should have been. I will try again in a few days and be sure to update the bug report this time. Sorry for the suspense.