Bug#641919: VIA-Rhine II resetting: network connectivity lost
El Miércoles, 25 de Enero de 2012, Jonathan Nieder escribió:
> Hi Antonio,
> Anotonio Marcos López Alonso wrote:
> >> On Sat, 2011-09-17 at 15:59 +0100, Antonio Marcos López Alonso wrote:
> >>> Network connection is lost
> >>> somehow and dmesg outputs lots of:
> >>> via-rhine 0000:00:12.0: eth0: Transmit timed out, status 0003, PHY
> >>> status 786d, resetting... via-rhine 0000:00:12.0: eth0: link up,
> >>> 100Mbps, full-duplex, lpa 0x41E1
> >>> Resetting the machine fixes the issue.
> > I effectively used noapic to apparently workaround the problem but in the
> > long run I found it just minimized the problem somehow (occurrences were
> > less).
> > El Lunes, 19 de Septiembre de 2011, Ben Hutchings escribió:
> >> I asked you to report this bug at <http://bugzilla.kernel.org>,
> >> including the fact that 'noapic' works around it. The product should be
> >> 'Platform Specific/Hardware' and the component 'i386'.
> >> You won't be able to do that at the moment because that server is done,
> >> but please try to do that in a week or so. Then let us know the
> >> bug number so we can keep track of it.
> Did you end up passing this upstream? I'd also be interested to hear if
> more recent kernels behave differently (though I expect they don't).
Effectively newer kernels do not fix this issue (I'm using noapic again and it
seems it works fine).
I sent a message to the vger kernel list (under the subject "VIA-Rhine II
looses connectivity", 2011-11-20) but nobody answered.