Bug#681280: kernel warning at .../net/sched/sch_generic.c:255 dev_watchdog - eth0 (sky2) transmit queue 0 timed out
On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 11:16:39PM +0100, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> I've had numerous occasions in at least the last month (from kernel
> 3.2.19-1 or earlier - that's as far back as my logs go) when my
> machine has given a kernel error when trying to connect to a
> Windows-driven ethernet. (I hadn't realised that it was a kernel
> issue until very recently.) Below is a typical kernel log from boot
> until the "crash" occurred; my machine was connected to the ethernet
> during this process. It is sporadic - it sometimes works fine and
> othertimes not at all, and it sometimes works and then stops working.
A followup on this bug. I've started noticing it on my home network
with no Windows machine involved - it can occur within minutes of
booting. The only machines present on the local network are two linux
boxes and a Netgear router.