On Mon, 2011-02-28 at 14:22 +0100, Joerg Morbitzer wrote: > Package: bnx2 > Version: 2.6.32-5-amd64 > Severity: normal > > > Hi all, > > on my two Debian 6.0 (Squeeze) servers from HP (ProLiant DL380 G7) I have > issues with the on-board Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5709 Gigabit > Ethernet adapters: they constantly drop received network packets, and the > Cisco routing swtich 4948 is reporting pause frames coming from the > network card during this time. > > I found the exact same bug report description including an upstream fix > by David Miller here : I think that's a different bug. And I don't see any fix by David Miller there. > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=640026 > > They increased the ring buffer size as far as I understand. [...] They increased the maximum allowed RX descriptor ring size. You should first try changing the value to the current maximum yourself, with ethtool -C. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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