Bug#2083: machine hangs when ftping large file
* Exactly what you typed or did to demonstrate the problem.
machine, I typed
erich (my user name)
* A description of the
incorrect behaviour: exactly what behaviour
you were expecting, and
what you observed. A transcript of an
example session is a good way
of showing this.
The computer running debian hung: moving the mouse didn't
cursor to move on the screen (I was running X), 'ping erich1'
get a response, etc.
* The exact and complete text of any error
messages printed or
I found this in /var/adm/messages. The
last message below was the
last message that got printed before the machine
Jan 2 16:18:29 erich1 kernel: eth0: Rx unit stopped status 1220 rx
head 2000 tail 3900.
Jan 2 16:18:29 erich1 kernel: Rx buf at 2000: 4000
0000 2640 2016 feed f00d f001 0505 2424 6565 deaf 0000 ffff 2020 0000
Jan 2 16:18:29 erich1 kernel: Rx buf at 2640: 0000 0000 2c80 2656
feed f00d f001 0505 2424 6565 deaf 0000 ffff 2660 0000 8620.
16:18:29 erich1 kernel: Rx buf at 2c80: 0000 0000 32c0 2c96 feed f00d f001
0505 2424 6565 deaf 0000 ffff 2ca0 0000 8620.
Jan 2 16:18:29 erich1
kernel: Rx buf at 32c0: 0000 0000 3900 32d6 feed f00d f001 0505 2424 6565
deaf 0000 ffff 32e0 0000 8620.
Jan 2 16:18:29 erich1 kernel: Rx buf at
3900: 0000 c000 2000 3916 feed f00d f001 0505 2424 6565 deaf 0000 ffff 3920
Jan 2 16:18:29 erich1 kernel: eth0: transmit timed out, network
cable problem? Kicking board.
* The version of the whole Debian
system you are using.
* What kernel version you're using
(type uname -a).
Linux erich1 1.2.13 #2 Sat Nov 4 12:43:34 PST 1995 i486
* What shared C library you're using (type ls -l
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 14 Dec 19 01:47
/lib/libc.so.4 -> libc.so.4.6.27*
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 634880
Sep 12 19:17 /lib/libc.so.4.6.27*
(You should change the file
/usr/doc/debian-0.93/bug-reporting.txt -- it tells me
to examine the file
'/lib/lic.so.4', which doesn't exist)
* Appropriate details of the
hardware in your system. If you're
reporting a problem with a device
driver please list all the
hardware in your system, as problems are
often caused by IRQ and
I/O address conflicts.
card is an Intel Etherexpress 16. Here's some more information
/var/adm/messages that describes the driver:
Jan 2 16:37:18 erich1
kernel: loading device 'eth0'...
Jan 2 16:37:18 erich1 kernel: eth0:
EtherExpress at 0x300, 00 aa 00 46 00 4e, IRQ 9, Interface 10baseT.
16:37:18 erich1 kernel: eexpress.c:v0.07 1/19/94 Donald Becker
I've seen this problem a number of times; each time I
a reasonably large file (more than one megabyte). I've
problem btoh when running the ftp client on the Debian system,
to some other server, and running the ftp client on some
machine, connecting to the ftp server on the Debian machine.