Re: question regarding cobalt raq2 nic's
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From: "Thiemo Seufer" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
vizi0n (debian-mips) wrote:
i had a quick question regarding my cobalt raq2+ (the one with 2 nic
and a scsi port).
for no apparrent reason once in a while, one of the nic gets
"overloaded" if i can say so (most of the time eth0, which is my lan),
by this i mean that the data doesn't go through it anymore and doing
a ifdown eth0 ifup eth0 does fix the problem. did anyone ever had
that problem before? i would be really grateful, since this box is
now my router and i often have to connect to it and reload eth0.
i am wondering if this problem is mips specific (drivers problem?)
or if it is on all platforms.
The problem is known and seems to be bound to some cobalt/mips specific
way to use the NIC driver. Debugging it further failed so far, mostly
due to the lack of test hardware.
thank you very much for your answer, i guess i will have to use another
computer as a router since the cobalts wont work in a stable manner :( crap,
i love my raq2's hehe